When you have been injured in a personal injury case, you may have heard about something known as subrogation or reimbursement . A question that many people have is this: Should I have to pay my health insurance company from my settlement money? Subrogation, in a nutshell, is when a person’s health insurance company makes a claim for a portion of the settlement payment. It is a very confusing issue for those who have been injured in an accident. After your case is finished and you have received settlement, subrogation acts as a way for the insurance company to seek reimbursement for payments made on your behalf from the responsible party.
Issues You May Run Into
You may run into issued when there is lawsuit settlement against a third party. Settling with the party may mean that there will be an affect on the insured’s rights to receive ongoing benefits or an insurer’s payment responsibility. Because these cases can become vastly complicated, it is important to speak to an attorney who understands subrogation and can help you along the way. Call us today if you are running into subrogation matters with your case and need our help!