Tag Archives: lien resolution

Greater Understanding for More Effective ERISA Lien Negotiation

August 13, 2020 By: Teresa Kenyon Medical liens or reimbursement demands are generally an unwelcomed part of the whole recovery process for personal injury attorneys.  It’s the case after the case. The target is always moving and there is a lot of information to process and laws to apply. This is generally not the chore…

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Hospital Liens: Factual and Legal Reduction Strategies

February 13, 2020 By: Michael Walrath Some of the most frustrating and murky issues facing attorneys representing injured clients stem from alleged direct provider “liens” against settlement proceeds. The positions of various state bar associations on these issues, and the limited law delineating them, have historically been ever-shifting and evolving. Ethical Obligation to Protect Liens…

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Handling Medical Liens in a Post-Montanile World, Tackle Head On

Teresa S. Kenyon A fleeting memory of Montanile may have plaintiff attorneys encouraging injured parties to quickly spend their settlement funds thereby avoiding the lien asserted by their health plan. This would be a false narrative that could prove to be costly. No doubt about it, ERISA self-funded plan rights are often unyielding. But overall,…

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TESTIMONIALS

“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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