Pittsburgh, PA/WW Press/September 20, 2017– Michael J. Laffey, Founder & Attorney with O.P.L.-Other Party Liability Inc., was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017-18 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
Principal Attorney, Michael J. Laffey established the firm Other Party Liability Inc., in 2002. OPL, in conjunction with Laffey & Associates P.C. Provides Health Care Claim, Data Mining, Coordination of Benefit services, Claim audit services, Subrogation recovery services, Plan Language drafting as well as litigation and legal subrogation services for employers Third Party Administrators and Health insurance companies. The group also provides litigation and ERISA appeal services. While the organization’s headquarters are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Other Party Liability, Inc., assists clients throughout the United States and have represented employers and insurers in all 50 states.
Attorney Michael J. Laffey has been practicing law for over 26 years. He is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania State courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Pennsylvania, The Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals and the U.S. His area of concentration is insurance liability and personal injury. Mr. Laffey’s experience and extensive knowledge of administering systematic programs of subrogation outsourcing for insurers, third party administrators, and employers. He has developed a proven process which involves attorney oversight complete with comprehensive tracking and reporting. Through this process, OPL have been able to significantly increase subrogation recoveries for their clients , far superior to the industry norms. While they have the capabilities and staffing to replace an entire OPL/COB /Subrogation department, They are most often called upon to support and enhance subrogation processing and claim recoveries. They have the capacity to perform the entire subrogation process beginning with claim identification based upon our data mining algorithms that encompass all information provided within a claim, through recovery. OPL, Inc., also excel in pursuing the difficult cases when the plan is unable to recover except through litigation. Importantly, all administrative costs and legal fees for their services are paid by increased recoveries. Our staff of attorneys, paralegals, data specialists, and claim administrators are here to assist clients with their health care subrogation.
OPL focus is not exclusively limited to the recovery of subrogation funds on any particular case, but rather insuring that the health plan systematically pursues and identifies all possible subrogation claims in a documented, and effective revenue-producing manner. This will maximize the dollar value of subrogation recoveries and the plans relationship with its customers.
Mr. Laffey attended Duquesne University School of Law and undergrad at Niagra University. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Trial Lawyers Association, Allegheny and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. Prior Chairman of the Pennsylvania Statewide Bar Association Health and Hospital Law Committee, is a member of the National Health Lawyers Association, Pa and American Trial Lawyer associations and a lecturer for the National Association of Subrogation Professionals, the National Other Party Liability Group and the National Healthcare Anti-fraud Association.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.