McVey v. M.L.K. Enterprises: Proper calculation of the hospital lien
Civil Practice and Procedure
, August 2015
In McVey v. M.L.K. Enterprises the Illinois Supreme Court overruled Stanton v. Rea and found, unequivocally, that the plain text of the Healthcare Services Lien Act requires that neither attorney’s fees nor costs be deducted before calculating the statutory maximum lien on plaintiff’s award.
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