Michael L. Coates is president and founder of PIMadeEasy.com, a national do-it-yourself educational online portal for providers accepting personal injury patients on lien, and Medical Lien Recovery, a full-service lien negotiations firm that has helped hundreds of California medical services providers win far higher resolutions against attorneys in thousands of patient cases. He also has developed many of the innovative tools that are helping providers do business better in PI, including best-in-class medical lien agreements considered the strongest in the industry at protecting providers’ rights.
Michael is a California-licensed attorney and a highly experienced national authority in medical and personal injury lien law and a pioneer and recognized innovator in the emerging field of medical lien recovery. He has more than 30 years of experience in personal injury litigation, medical lien law, contract development and negotiations, dispute resolution and risk management, and business management and operational efficiency.
A coach, instructor, and mentor, Michael has presented at several leading professional association conferences and webinars, including those presented by the California Chiropractic Association, which named him its 2020 Professional Affiliate of the Year; ChiroHealthUSA; and the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP). He also serves on several ChiroCongress subcommittees supporting its national five-year chiropractic industry strategic plan. His work in the lien area has been published by several association publications, as well as by Chiropractic Economics.