One year ago, the Nevada Law Blogs wondered why a Plaintiff had been allowed to have his cake and eat it too. That Earlier Post told the story of a Plaintiff whose medical providers treated him on liens. However, before the trial, those same medical providers sold their liens to litigation lenders at a discount.
When the defense tried to introduce the amount that the litigation lender paid the medical provider in exchange for the liens, the judge refused, indicating that the amount accepted by the provider in the sale of the lien was not relevant to the value of the care provided. [Continue reading]