In episode 33 of Trial Lawyer view, host and Synergy CEO, Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., CSSC, MSCC finishes up his discussion with Keith Mitnik of Morgan & Morgan, America’s largest personal injury law firm. They continue their …The post Keith Mitnik on TLV Podcast appeared first on Synergy Settlement Services.
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November 14, 2022
By: Kevin James, Esq.
The Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) has often been described by many courts as notoriously “complex”. This complexity has only increased as Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAO) have increasingly become more litigious in attempts …The post 11th Circuit Brings Clarity to the Statute of Limitations for Medicare Advantage Plans appeared first on Synergy Settlement
November 10, 2022
An often-overlooked issue for plaintiff attorneys is the management of taxation of their own contingent legal fees. As part of the normal rhythm of their practices, many attorneys experience …The post Attorney Fee Deferral – A Unique Opportunity for Contingent Fee Lawyers to Tax Plan for Tomorrow appeared first…
October 18, 2022
Medicare has struggled over the years to provide rules clarifying existing Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance obligations when it comes to post-settlement injury-related care that is released in a liability settlement. …The post Withdrawal of Long-Awaited Proposed MSP Rules for Liability Cases appeared first on Synergy Settlement Services.
October 13, 2022
Ethical Issues at Settlement
Suffering even a moderate personal physical injury can create difficult challenges both financially and emotionally for even the strongest among us. However, what happens when …The post Settlement Compliance Strategies for Closing Cases appeared first on Synergy Settlement Services.
In episode 31 of Trial Lawyer view, host and Synergy CEO, Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., CSSC, MSCC sits down with Ilya Lerma of Ilya Law and Jamie Holland of Holland Law to discuss handling brain injury cases. They …The post Ilya Lerma and James Holland on TLV Podcast appeared first on Synergy Settlement Services.
September 8, 2022
Who can be a defendant in an action brought under Section 502(a)(3) of ERISA?
ERISA self-funded plans are becoming more and more aggressive about asserting their reimbursement rights when one of their members has …The post Personal Injury Attorney May Be Sued by ERISA Plan for Funds in Attorney’s Possession appeared first on Synergy
Personal injury settlements rarely make an injury victim whole. In light of this, cost management decisions factor into the strategy of the case. For example, while both life care plans and medical cost projection reports …The post Maximizing Personal Injury Recoveries While Limiting Case-Related Costs appeared first on Synergy Settlement Services.
In episode 30 of Trial Lawyer view, host and Synergy CEO, Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., CSSC, MSCC had an engaging conversation with Michael Walrath, Esq., Synergy’s Director of Medical Bill Clinic and they discuss what led him to …The post Michael Walrath on TLV Podcast appeared first on Synergy Settlement Services.
August 11, 2022
Evelynn Passino, J.D.
For clients with public benefits, closing out their case is not as simple as issuing a check for their net recovery. If the client has Medicare or will be eligible soon, then steps must …The post Complying with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act When a Client has Public Benefits appeared first on Synergy Settlement