NCAJ Preferred Partners
Many thanks to the below Preferred Partners for their continued support of NCAJ’s mission of empowering a strong community of trial lawyers.
Diamond Partners | $50,000 Annual Investment
Settlement Planning Services — Upgraded Level for 2023!
With over 30 years of litigation and settlement planning experience, Raleigh attorney Tacker LeCarpentier started Settlement Planning Services to provide comprehensive settlement planning services to injury victims, their families and attorneys throughout the State of North Carolina.
A North Carolina native, Tacker has been a strong NCAJ supporter, member and sponsor for over 17 years. At no charge to your clients, Tacker and his associates offer life care planning cost analysis, governmental benefits assessments, mediation attendance, as well as appearances at all settlement hearings. Settlement planning solutions include Structured Settlements, Special Needs Trusts, Family Security and Settlement Preservation Trusts, Medicare Set-Aside Accounts, and lien resolution assistance.
Securing Your Clients’ Future Financial Needs.
Sapphire Partners | $40,000 Annual Investment
Cattie & Gonzalez
Cattie & Gonzalez is the nation’s preeminent law firm providing clients legal advice about resolving liens and protecting future healthcare benefits like Medicare and Medicaid.
Our team of experienced attorneys, paralegals, nurses and analysts knows how to get great reductions for Medicare conditional payments, Medicaid liens, and other liens.
We also provide clients with services such as future medical cost projections, Medicare Set-aside (MSA) Allocations, and the ability to submit MSAs to Medicare for review and approval. Perhaps our most innovative service though is our MSA Legal Opinion, which is used by thousands of clients nationwide to protect a client’s future Medicare benefits and protect the client and firm from Medicare’s potential overreach for MSA proceeds.
We call it the Cattie Promise, and we stand behind the legal conclusions of our MSA Legal Opinions 100%. Cattie & Gonzalez is based in Charlotte, and we look forward to resolving liens and preservation future government benefits on behalf of the victims of Camp Lejeune and its contaminated water.
Ruby Partners | $30,000 Annual Investment
In business since 1977 as the first mutually owned insurance company for lawyers in the country, Lawyers Mutual has been providing continuous financial protection from professional liability to North Carolina lawyers longer than any other insurance company. Legal professional liability insurance is the only type of coverage we offer. As a result of doing one thing, we do that one thing well.
Lawyers Mutual has a reputation for leadership and professionalism, and a commitment to North Carolina lawyers by which other malpractice insurance providers must be measured. Our dedicated professionals are always available to discuss your coverage or claims. We provide a broad program of risk management and law practice management education at no cost to policyholders. We also recognize and value the many contributions of our insureds that meet the legal needs of the public.
Lawyers Mutual takes pride in being your supportive partner while building for a better tomorrow.
Platinum Partners | $20,000 Annual Investment
Personal injuries are painful emotionally and physically. Personal injury settlements should represent healing and order born out of chaos and loss.
When you work with Byrd Settlements, we will:
- Protect your recovery
- Simplify your life
- Secure your future
We provide as much or as little direction as needed to create a lifetime of financial security.
We consider it our responsibility to both clients and their loved ones to reduce or even eliminate financial risk to the extent possible and appropriate and do everything we can to provide a lifetime of financial security.
Bryan Milner is a Senior Structured Settlement Consultant with Milner Settlements through Sage Settlement Consulting. He has been working with attorneys and their clients in North Carolina for over 19 years, and continues to be a strong supporter of NCAJ. Bryan takes on a compassionate, comprehensive approach. He understands the important and complex financial decisions that face individuals and families who are receiving settlements. He provides creative structured settlement options and helps the attorney navigate the complexities of settlement-related issues such as Medicare Set-Asides, Trusts, Lien Resolution, etc. He also assists attorneys with designing fee structures for their contingency fees. Bryan is a committee member of the newly formed American Association of Settlement Consultants (AASC).
Gold Partners | $15,000 Annual Investment
Omni Healthcare — Upgraded Level for 2023!
Omni Healthcare is the industry leader in medical and pre-settlement funding nationwide. We are committed to providing access to high-quality medical care for injured individuals, allowing medical providers to focus on treatment through our immediate and consistent purchase of patient accounts receivable, and creating operational efficiency and convenience for law firms. We’re here to help. Our client-centered approach accelerates recovery by helping injured persons access immediate treatment seamlessly from one specialty to the next, reaching resolution of their claim faster.
Physician Life Care Planning
Physician Life Care Planning is a full service, nationwide provider of damages valuation services that specializes in the formulation of Compensatory Economic Damages. We define the value of Future Medical Care, Loss of Earnings Capacity, and Loss of Household Services for chronically and catastrophically ill/injured individuals for attorneys.
Forge for Business
Forge for Business provides a broad range of financial services tailored to meet the needs of contingent fee attorneys, law firms, and general businesses. Services include, but are not limited to, attorney fee deferral products and solutions, MSA/Lien solutions, insurance products and solutions, as well as back office support to include bookkeeping, payroll, and financial repair/improvement.
Injured Workers Pharmacy — Upgraded Level for 2023!
Injured Workers Pharmacy (IWP) is a specialized workers’ compensation home delivery pharmacy that helps injured workers access their prescription medications without delays, denials, or out-of-pocket costs. As your workers’ compensation partner, you can expect your clients will receive their prescription medications when and where they need them, while we alleviate some of theadministrative hassles for you and your office along the way. To learn more about IWP, visit our website at www.IWPharmacy.com.
Marrick Medical — New NCAJ Partner!
Rapid Access to World-Class Healthcare for Personal Injury Patients
Millions of Americans do not have health insurance or access to affordable medical treatment. Navigating the complex healthcare system can be daunting and time-consuming. Marrick Medical has over a decade of experience in providing clients with priority access to an expansive network of health care providers. Marrick’s dedicated team of case coordinators and comprehensive services enable personal injury patients to wholeheartedly focus on the healing process.
With over 45,000 patients cared for and $180 million in medical services covered, Marrick is the industry leader and your personal guide on the road to recovery. Marrick works with over 3,000 major medical providers to both eliminate the risk of nonpayment and guarantee patients have no out of pocket costs. Over 10,000 attorneys have put their trust in Marrick Medical to responsibly, expeditiously, and compassionately tend to the individual needs of their clients.
Marrick prides itself on facilitating an optimized experience across the board – for patients, attorneys and medical providers.
MoveDocs is a cloud-based personal injury platform helping attorneys and healthcare providers reimagine workflows and drive efficiency through a patient’s journey to recovery. Our mission is to apply technology to make healthcare more accessible for under and uninsured personal injury patients, so they have access to the healthcare they need and deserve. Our HIPAA compliant platform makes it easy for patients to find and schedule care, and for attorneys and providers to quickly share case-critical documents. This eliminates countless phone calls, emails, and faxes, and frees up staff so firms and providers can focus on growing their own businesses while achieving the best outcomes for their clients.
MoveDocs was founded in 2003 by physicians who saw the pain created by the manual, cumbersome process servicing personal injury cases. We have grown aggressively, providing personal injury servicing support for thousands of medical providers and attorneys across the country. And we’re just getting started.
Bronze Partners | $7,500 Annual Investment
Ametros is changing the way individuals navigate healthcare by providing them with post–settlement medical management tools for their settlement funds. Ametros helps drive more settlements and save money by working closely with injured workers, insurers, employers, attorneys, and Medicare to create a seamless experience.
CloudLex partners with plaintiff Personal Injury law firms and provides them with the cutting edge technology, actionable insights and expertise to build, manage and grow their practice. CloudLex’s suite of modern case management applications built for civil litigation handle productivity, accountability, communication, and collaboration across your firm so you can save time and streamline your operations and increase firm revenue. Contact us to learn more and get your exclusive NCAJ discount!
Julie Sawyer-Little (owner of Sawyer Consulting, LLC) is celebrating 25 years of providing Forensic Vocational and Life Care Planning Services. She is a licensed occupational therapist, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, and Fellow of the American Board of Vocational Experts. Sawyer Consulting strives to provide objective evaluations and analysis of each case to assist attorneys to a successful resolution.