Month: April 1999

Opinion 717

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Clients, funds of client, liens Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion # 717 – 04/15/1999 Topic:        Medical liens; duty to pay funds to third party; missing lienor. Digest:     Plaintiff’s attorney should pay holder of valid lien from settlement proceeds.   If client disputes amount or validity of lien, attorney should remit to … Continued