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Our Statewide Legal Services

As the legal landscape changes, Hamberger & Weiss LLP continues to evolve and provide the statewide legal services our clients need. For more information on any of the below services, please contact our Buffalo office at (716) 852-5200 or our Rochester office at (585) 262-6390.

  • Coordinate claim investigations and prepare PH-16.2 Pre-Hearing Conference Statements 
  • Appear at hearings at the Workers’ Compensation Board
  • Conduct medical and lay witness depositions 
  • Prepare post trial briefs for submission to law judges 
  • Prepare Applications for Board Review and Rebuttals
  • Prepare, file and argue appeals to New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division Third Department and the New York Court of Appeals
  • Draft Section 32 Settlement Agreements, including negotiating of terms and drafting the C-32 
  • Calculate Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs), including process for reducing narcotic consumption/costs, and submit applications to CMS for pre-settlement approval 
  • Challenge/Negotiate Conditional Payment Recovery Demands from CMS 
  • Negotiate Third-Party Action lien resolutions, including litigation expense apportionment under Burns, and drafting of settlement consent letters preserving future offset rights 
  • Handle Loss Transfer Arbitration to recover WC payments up to $50,000 paid in lieu of first-party benefits under No-Fault Law
  • Negotiate Health Insurance Match Program (HIMP) reimbursement demands from private health insurers
  • Perform Non-Acute Pain Medical Treatment Guideline reviews and conduct depositions of physicians on MTG issues
  • Special Research Projects on workers’ compensation related topics

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