I further authorize and direct my attorney to pay directly to Babak Shabatian, M.D, such sums of monies as may be due and owing to them, (a) for medical services rendered to me for the injury and/or, (b) for any other services, supplies, or reports, and/or (c) legal medical (i.e. impairment rating reports, attorney-physician conferences, and depositions) and to withhold such sums from any settlement or judgment as may be necessary to adequately protect and pay for my treatment. I hereby grant Babak Shabatian, M.D a lien on my claim against any and all proceeds of any settlement or judgment which may be paid to you, my attorney, or myself as the result of the injuries for which I have been treated for/or other related services.
I fully understand that I am directly and fully responsible to the above health care provider for all medical bills submitted by them for services rendered to me and that this agreement is made solely for their additional protection and in consideration of the services provided. I further understand that such payment is not contingent on any insurance company’s determination, with the exception of a recognized workers compensation case, as to the appropriateness of services rendered and/or fees charged. Alternate third-party payment, if accepted, is done as a courtesy provided by Babak Shabatian, M.D.
By my signature below, I hereby waive and/or relinquish my right to contest and/or otherwise make any legal objections as to the appropriateness of this agreement and that my attorney has advised me of same. I understand that this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California.