Monthly Archives: August, 2014

The Benefits of Attorney Fee Deferral Programs

Attorney Fee Deferral Programs  By Daniel J. Alvarez, J.D. and Anthony F. Prieto, Jr., CFP® Due to the contingent nature of compensation as a plaintiff lawyer, unique retirement planning options exist especially for you. Below we compare and contrast traditional small business retirement plans with some of the unique tax deferred planning options available when…

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Synergy Shout Out for Justice Served – Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Controversial Workers’ Compensation Law Unconstitutional

A Miami judge declared Florida’s long-controversial workers’ compensation law unconstitutional saying successive state legislatures had so diminished medical care and wage-loss benefits for injured workers that the statute now violates employees’ “fundamental’ rights. Synergy applauds the efforts of Ray Malca, Esq., who represented The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group’s (WILG) and Mark Zientz who represented…

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Senators Concerned Over Delay In SMART Act Implementation

On July 14, 2014 Senator Rob Portman and a group of seven other Senators sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expressing concern that implementation of The Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act has been delayed.  As the Senators point out, the delay in implementing the SMART Act will…

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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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