Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Synergy’s Dave Place to speak at Public Justice Spring Board Meeting

Director of Synergy Lien Resolution Services, Dave Place, will present at the Public Justice Spring Board Meeting on May 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.  During this informative, hour long CLE seminar, Mr. Place will educate attendees on how to reduce or eliminate self-funded ERISA healthcare plans’ subrogation and reimbursement claims, identify the funding status of ERISA plans,…

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General Mills Left Holding the Bag, Drops Forced Arbitration Clause

Thanks to the charge led by the American Association of Justice (AAJ), the peoples’ voices were heard, forcing General Mills to drop the forced arbitration clause from their terms of service and issue an apology to customers.  It all started with a New York Times article that revealed:  General Mills, the maker of iconic cereals…

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What’s Really in General Mills’ Bag of Trix?

Synergy Settlement Services proudly supports the AAJ and the protection of the civil justice system. As the AAJ recently told its membership in a “Take Justice Back” e-blast, General Mills, the owner of product staples including Trix, Cheerios, Betty Crocker, and Pillsbury, has quietly updated its terms of service to include a forced arbitration clause…

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H.R. 4302 Passes Delaying the Legislation Overturning Ahlborn

On March 31st, the Senate passed legislation that delays the implementation of legislation that effectively overturns the Ahlborn and WOS decisions.  H.R.4302 – Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, delays implementation for two years.  It was signed into law by President Obama on 4/1/14.

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“Synergy is our guiding light for deferring our contingent legal fees and planning for retirement. The lawyers at Panter Panter & Sampedro, myself included, have been working with them for over ten years using different methods to defer comp and plan for retirement.”

Brett Panter
Panter, Panter & Sampedro

"I don't think I've directly said "thank you" for helping us with Bridgett’s case. We sent the reduced payment to Medicaid and called Bridgett's mom to tell her approximately how much money was going to be left for Bridgett and she broke down over the telephone. Given only $25k of insurance and a $850k medical bill from the hospital she didn't think Bridgett would ever see a penny."

Tom L. Copeland
Jeffrey Meldon & Associates, P.A.

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