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Synergy Lien Resolution Services Success Story – Synergy resolves 8 year conflict with Medicare and obtains complete waiver of their claim

This case involves a deceased Medicare beneficiary who was injured and
eventually died as a result of medical malpractice. The date of the malpractice was December 1999, the case settled in 2003.  Counsel for the heir began disputing and negotiating with Medicare immediately after settlement, but in 2005 Medicare referred the case to an attorney at the Department of Health and Human Services to begin prosecuting Medicare’s Conditional Payment recovery rights.  In the following eight (8) years plaintiff’s counsel engaged a second attorney to assist with the Medicare conditional payment issue but this to prove futile and Medicare continued to demand a repayment.  The second attorney retained over $42,000 of the original settlement in his firm trust account for the entire 8 years. In searching for options to resolve this matter, counsel engaged Synergy’s Lien Resolution Service.  Employing experience and expertise, Synergy was able to obtain a complete waiver and file closure letter from Medicare within 90 days of beginning work.  After waiting a decade from the end of the original litigation ,the heir is now able to finally put this matter to rest and is able to enjoy an additional amount of settlement proceeds previously thought lost to Medicare.

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TESTIMONIALS

"I have been very impressed by the results achieved by Synergy Lien Resolution Services. They saved my client over $108,000 in reducing a difficult ERISA lien. Their expertise was invaluable and resulted in a very happy client. Best money I ever spent. I wholeheartedly recommend them. You are doing your client a disservice if you don’t hire them to help you with your liens."

Armando Payas, Esq.
Payas Law

"I just want to thank Synergy for their great work in getting a health insurance lien resolved. The health insurance company refused to reduce their lien a penny from a motorcycle accident involving my client who was not wearing a helmet, a fact that would have hurt our award in front of a jury. Synergy put tremendous pressure on this company, and after months of bombarding this insurance company with statutory requests and threats, they were able to get them to give in and reduce the lien significantly. The cost was minimal in relation to the hard work they put in, and the savings my client received. Client was very happy, and it allowed me to close out a case that I had resolved over 6 months before. Keep them in mind if you are dealing with a smug insurance adjuster who felt confident he would not have to reduce a lien, like I was dealing with. Thank you very much Synergy."

Jeffrey A. Adelman, Esq.
Adelman & Adelman, P.A.

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