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I will accept your answer but please provide the CA Code to support your answer. Somehow I feel you don't understand my question and the occurrence of things. #2 Hospital is not a previous creditor. #1 Hospital is the Hospital of service for the accident as they provided care directly attribital to the accident. #1 Hospital provided me with medical care for my injury of the accident in 3-1-07. #2 Hospital provided medical care, 08-01-07, for an unrelated medical service (i.e.anxeity attach). The #2 Hospital Doctor asked me if I had any other problems. I told him a knee and ankle injury from a accident. He noted it on the charts. #2 Hospital Doctor did not provide medical attention. #2 Hospital's Collection Agency, well making a settlement for the Med Center/Physican, said they would drop their bill an additional $1000 becuase the Physican Bill was not a part of the bill/incident. The could not be the case as the Physican Bill was the same time and place of services. If they continue the Physicans Bill was inapproiate for them to collect, then surely the Med Center Bill would not be collectable, too. I went there the same time and place. I trust I have made this clearer.
The collection agency representative, when asked about the omission about the phyisican bill amount of $1000 difference, was informed that the phyisican told her not collect on that debt as the physicians services had nothing to do with the accident. The collection agency for the hospital, after being informed by plt. in pro per, that their clients (i.e. hospital and physician) did not provide any medical care or services to plt. concerning the accident. Both hospital and physician medical was provided 5 months later and did not pertain to the accident. Sent plt. informed the collection agency of the above, same sent plt. a letter, saying that the file was turned back over to the clients (i.e. hospital and physician). I have not heard from the hospital in 2 months but did recieve a bill from the physicians.
Q. Can I inform opposing counsel of the events and instruct him/her to remove the hospital and/phyisian as "Lien Holders" so as to get closer to settling this matter with other lien holders?