Leading Personal Injury
Litigation And Insurance
Recovery Law Firm
Over 36 years of successfully representing injured clients and medical providers
Leading Personal Injury Litigation And Insurance Recovery Law Firm
Over 36 years of successful medical provider recovery and trial experience
Comprehensive Representation For Personal Injuries, Insurance Coverage Issues and Health Care Provider Claims Throughout Oakland, Macomb And Wayne Counties
Our Highly Skilled Attorneys Are Dedicated
To Getting You The Justice You Deserve
Injuries from auto-collisions can interrupt your life and result in costly hospital bills and expenses that can continue for years. You may have sudden physical limitations or your own emotional injury. You may be caring for a loved one. You may have multiple insurances and have difficulty understanding who should pay. And when your own insurer doesn’t pay the bills as it should, or denies payment for the care you need, that can compound your ability to manage your work, medical care, and your life. These are the issues that can become an unfair burden on you and your family.
At Schefman & Associates, we have dedicated ourselves to helping our clients; we help you figure out the insurance maze, and we win the damages that you are entitled to for your serious injury, wrongful death, or brain injury. We work closely with you during your most challenging time to assist you, to answer your questions, get the medical care needed and get it paid for, and secure the compensation that you are entitled to.
With over 36 years of experience in recovering tens of millions of dollars for our clients, our team is recognized as one of Michigan’s most prominent personal injury and insurance recovery and litigation firms. Our knowledge of the injuries and the defenses, and experience in insurance, combine to offer a synchronized team effort to help you. Our founding attorney and lead trial lawyer, Bryan L. Schefman, uses his decades of experience in both insurance and representing injured clients and medical providers, to protect your rights and defeat the insurance strategy to deny those rights.
“We were referred to Bryan by a family friend and Lawyer in Florida. He & Kati didn’t skip a beat after our accident. Once I was home from the hospital they came to our house and explained everything to me about the process. They took on everything, which not only allowed me to recover from the accident and the surgery, but allowed my husband to focus on everything he had to take on himself, with our kids and around the house, with me not being able to walk. They dealt with all the Insurance matters, the doctor payments, and everything else involved with the accident. Without them, I don’t know that we would’ve been able to get through the last year and a half. My favorite quote is…“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But People will never forget how you made them feel.” by Maya Angelou… and Bryan & Kati made us feel like we mattered. They have my referral going forward. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts for all of your help through, what was, the most difficult thing that we have ever had to go through.
Curt & Heather Weinrauch”
“My husband and I are very happy with the victorious outcome. I would highly recommend your law firm to other potential clients. I not only consider you as my counsel, but a personal friend.”
A Valuable Asset To Our Practice
“In the eight years that Bryan has been representing our practice, we have seen a substantial growth in our insurance reimbursements for the services we have provided to our auto-injured patients. Bryan is knowledgeable and approachable. He always spends the time to explain the intricacies of the insurance issues to us. Yet, Bryan is aggressive in handling the case, and he always represents our best interest. Bryan represents us, the providers and us alone. With this arrangement, we are never caught in any ethical dilemma. We are very satisfied with Bryan’s service, and he is a valuable asset to our practice.”
———-Dr. Teck-Mun Soo, MD, FRCS(Ed), FRCSC, FAANS, FACS / Board Certified iNeurosurgery / Neurosurgical Spine Surgeon
“Bryan Schefman has a superior level of expertise in this complex area of law, I highly recommend him.”
———-Joseph Gizoni, Practice Administrator / ASAPC
Thorough, Efficient And Effective
“I would recommend Bryan for your legal needs. Bryan who recently represented me in my case, listens well and is not only very competent, but is thorough, efficient and effective. Bryan is an articulate representative who pays attention to the facts while being compassionate; he has your best interests at heart. Bryan Schefman is a professional and has earned my highest endorsement.”
Our Knowledge Of Insurance And The Claims Process Has Produced Substantial Verdicts And Settlements For Injured Victims And Medical Providers
Whether you are a physician, medical group or hospital, after a collision, you are frequently contending with insurance companies for claim payments or reimbursements. Individuals may find themselves liable for the payment of medical charges; Medical professionals stand to lose significant revenue without aggressive representation of their own interests, when an insurance company wrongfully denies or delays payment of a claim or reduces the percent of the reimbursement. As a founder of a statewide Medicaid managed care plan, Mr. Schefman gained a comprehensive knowledge of insurance coverage and operations, payment disputes between payors, and how to achieve fair medical payments to providers. This insight helps protect injury victims and ensure that medical providers get their compensation. Whether the issue concerns benefits coordination, liens of health or ERISA coverage, Medicare, or no-fault insurance, we can help you.
Let Our Experience Work In Your Favor
Our firm has a reputation for helping you figure it all out, to get you through the process, so we can achieve optimal outcomes together. We will listen to you, investigate your claim, forcefully protect your rights and be your advocate. Consult with us; you have a limited time to file a claim before you will have lost your right to do so. Email or call us today to discuss your case.
July 18, 2016; Pontiac, Michigan, Oakland County Circuit Court.
The jury awarded $186,000 in favor of a neurosurgeon and MRI facility, seeking reimbursement for medical care rendered to the PIP-insured. The award included statutory no-fault interest for over-due payments as well as double damages under the federal Medicare Secondary Payor act.
March 20: Pontiac, Michigan, Oakland County Circuit Court
The jury awarded $3,717,000 in favor of a disabled client who lost his job, his livelihood and suffered a traumatic brain injury in a low impact collision. Attorney Schefman first enforced the client’s no-fault insurance and forced it into settlement with overwhelming medical evidence. The third-party defendant had to be taken to trial, and the jury returned the verdict $3,717,000.
Claim Settled For
A client who lost her husband in a tragic automobile injury stated that she was “grateful to for all of the help of Mr. Schefman, who believed in the case, even though my husband made some deadly mistakes.” The case was settled shortly after the local mediation process required through the Circuit courts.
Precedent-Setting Decision Helps Firm Collect Millions Of Dollars For Clients
Attorney Bryan L. Schefman won a precedent-setting decision in the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (Case No. 13-2430, Decided July 16, 2014). The ruling gave medical providers the right to pursue a private cause of action under federal Medicare law from a responsible primary plan, such as a no-fault carrier, including double damages. This case has helped Schefman & Associates collect millions of dollars for our clients.