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    Subdivision 1. Perfection of hospital's lien. In order to perfect such lien, the operator of
such hospital, before, or within ten days after, such person shall have been discharged therefrom,
shall file in the office of the court administrator of the district court of the county in which such
hospital shall be located a verified statement in writing setting forth the name and address of such
patient, as it shall appear on the records of such hospital, the name and location of such hospital
and the name and address of the operator thereof, the dates of admission to and discharge of
such patient therefrom, the amount claimed to be due for such hospital care, and, to the best of
claimant's knowledge, the names and addresses of all persons, firms, or corporations claimed by
such injured person, or the legal representatives of such person, to be liable for damages arising
from such injuries; such claimant shall also, within one day after the filing of such claim or lien,
mail a copy thereof, by certified mail, to each person, firm, or corporation so claimed to be
liable for such damages to the address so given in such statement. The filing of such claim or
lien shall be notice thereof to all persons, firms, or corporations liable for such damages whether
or not they are named in such claim or lien.
    Subd. 2. Perfection of public assistance lien. In the case of public assistance liens filed
under section 256.015 or 256B.042, the state agency may perfect its lien by filing its verified
statement in the office of the court administrator in the county of financial responsibility for
the public assistance paid. The court administrator shall record the lien in the same manner as
provided in section 514.70.
History: (8556-4) 1933 c 345 s 2; 1978 c 674 s 60; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82; 1987 c 370
art 2 s 18

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