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Teresa Kenyon on TLV Podcast

In Episode 16 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus  chats with Synergy Settlement Services Director of Lien Resolution Services, Teresa Kenyon. They discuss her transition from personal injury law to subrogation law, her work for “the other side” with Rawlings and the mistakes she saw personal injury lawyers make when dealing…

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Navigating the Shifting Landscape of MSP Compliance

July 23, 2021 Rasa Fumagalli JD, MSCC, CMSP-F The wait for proposed rulemaking related to Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance obligations regarding future medical services in liability settlements continues. Although the Department of Health and Human Services issued their initial notification of proposed rulemaking in the fall of 2018, the target date has been moved…

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Ken Hardison on TLV Podcast

In Episode 15 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus talks with Ken Hardison of Hardison & Cochran and founder of PILMMA, a powerful innovative legal marketing and management association. They discuss how his desire to help people and own his own business led to his career in trial law. As part of…

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Bibi Fell on TLV Podcast

In Episode 14 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus interviews Bibi Fell of Fell Law, PC. They discuss how even as a child being a lawyer was the only profession for her, the comradery and respect for her network of female trial lawyers, being thrilled by the intellectual challenge…

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Exploring Options for Conditional Payment Resolution

July 8, 2021 Rasa Fumagalli JD, MSCC, CMSP-F Most attorneys are well aware of the need to resolve Medicare’s conditional payments in connection with a client’s settlement. This obligation stems from the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1395y(b)(2)(A)(ii), which prohibits Medicare from making payment for medical services when “payment has been made…

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Michael Haggard on TLV Podcast

In Episode 13 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus interviews Michael Haggard of The Haggard Law Firm. They delve into being open about his health issues to help find a cure for polycystic kidney disease, his ground-breaking litigation related to swimming pool safety and the impact it has had on…

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Andrew Ellenberg on TLV Podcast

In Episode 12 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus interviews Andrew Ellenberg of Needle & Ellenberg, P.A. They discuss how curiosity fueled his pursuit of practicing law, his unique approach to medical malpractice cases using his healthcare knowledge, and being a part of litigation that affected a change in how birth…

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Chris Norman on TLV Podcast

In Episode 11 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus, speaks with Chris Norman of Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC about what led him out of the defense side and into the world of representing plaintiffs who are the victim of medical malpractice, being given the opportunity to be involved in…

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Daniel Kramer on TLV Podcast

In Episode 10 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus chats with Daniel Kramer of Kramer Trial Law about how he pays it forward with organizations like Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities, how he has learned more in 2020 than in law school, getting out of your comfort zone, and his concern pertaining…

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Bruce Stern on TLV Podcast

In Episode 9 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus talks to Bruce Stern of Stark & Stark. They discuss his efforts on getting Megan’s Law through the legislature, his work and education on traumatic brain injuries, obtaining economic recovery for clients, and the importance of doing work outside of your…

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Post-Settlement Conditional Payment Issues in Workers’ Compensation Claims

May 13, 2021 Rasa Fumagalli JD, MSCC, CMSP-F The conditional payment recovery process in a workers’ compensation claim is not always smooth. Although the workers’ compensation insurance carrier will generally resolve any conditional payments in an accepted claim, the injured employee and counsel may find themselves in receipt of a post-settlement conditional payment notice or…

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Bob Langdon on TLV Podcast

In Episode 8 of Trial Lawyer View, TLV host and Synergy CEO Jason D. Lazarus talks with Bob Langdon of Langdon & Emison . They discuss how he built his firm, the importance of picking the good cases, treating the practice of law as a business, and creating a work/life balance with his family. Learn more…

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