A young man was hit by a car while crossing the street. He suffered severe injuries including a fractured femur and the need for tracheostomy. He was in the hospital for 3 1/2 weeks and then sent for rehabilitation therapy. He had been receiving Medicare benefits for an unrelated disability, and Medicare paid for his hospital and medical bills. When the family came to me seeking compensation for this young man's injuries, he had no idea how Medicare would alter the landscape of his potential lawsuit.
Watch the video to find out how Medicare destroyed his chances of recovering any compensation from this car accident, and the injuries he suffered through no fault of his own. Continue reading