Written by attorney Gerald Michael Oginski

$93,000 Medicaid Lien Almost Ruins NY Wrongful Death Settlement

$93000 Medicaid Lien Almost Ruins NY Wrongful Death Settlement

NY Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Trial Lawyer


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I was representing a family whose mother died from an improperly placed feeding tube resulting in massive sepsis and an untimely death. It turns out she was a Medicaid recipient. This meant that Medicaid paid for her medical expenses.

When Medicaid learned that the family was in the process of bringing a lawsuit against the hospital for the untimely death of their mother, Medicaid asserted their right to be reimbursed for the money that they spent for her medical expenses.

It turned out that Medicaid was demanding $93,000.

In this particular instance Medicaid did not want to negotiate with us was demanding the full amount of money. Only after giving Medicaid and the hospital an ultimatum were we able to negotiate with them and get this case settled to the satisfaction of everyone involved.

Watch the video to learn what we said to them...

Here's a cardiac malpractice case where I was able to achieve a $6 million dollar settlement for my client:

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To learn more about how medical malpractice cases work in the state of New York, I encourage you to explore my educational website, ?

If you have legal questions, I invite you to pick up the phone and call me at 516-487-8207 or by email at [email protected]. This is what I do every day and I'd be happy to chat with you.

Law Office of Gerald Oginski

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Great Neck, NY 11021


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