Where the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission denied a worker’s attorney’s request for a 25 percent lien on the worker’s undiscounted medical bills, the record did not detail the attorney’s specific efforts to recover payment, so denial of the lien was not an abuse of discretion, and the worker did not show that the employer waived its right to pay the medical bills prior to the award.
Judgment is affirmed.
Sterling v. Mid America Car, Inc. (MLW No. 67291/Case No. WD77809 – 12 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Ellis, J.) Appealed from the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission (John McKay for appellant) (Don A. Peterson for respondent).
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