Andrew D. Stern
Stern, Esquire, was awarded his juris doctorate from Villanova
University School of Law (1993) after graduating from the
University of Michigan with a bachelor of arts in both economics
and psychology (1990).
Mr. Stern began his career in a boutique practice representing
commercial clients in various business disputes and collection
matters. Through Mr. Stern's network of clients and referral
counsel, in 1995 his growing client base asked him to begin
representing various healthcare practice groups in New Jersey and
Pennsylvania with respect to their personal injury protection (PIP)
accounts receivables. After achieving significant results, in 1996,
Mr. Stern founded the Law Offices of Andrew D. Stern, P.C.,
dedicated to representing health care providers in PIP matters. Mr.
Stern's professionally aggressive approach has recovered millions
of dollars for his clients from a wide variety of denied claims,
delayed payments, misapplication of the Medical Fee Schedules,
unsupported adverse medical terminations, improper PPO discounts
and other inappropriate reductions.
Mr. Stern is admitted in the United States District Court for the
District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the
Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of New Jersey and
the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Stern's practice is exclusively dedicated to representing
physicians and related healthcare entities in recovering PIP
receivables. The firm's client list includes over 200 medical
providers with over 30,000 files placed with the firm. The clients
include among others, hospitals, medical doctors, osteopathic
physicians, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, physical therapy
centers, durable medical equipment and transportation companies as
well as diagnostic imaging centers. Additionally, the firm is
presently negotiating with several health systems servicing
numerous hospitals and physicians groups. The firm currently
processes over 6,000 files annually through arbitration and
Superior Court filings in addition to group deal programs with
Mr. Stern was previously a regular attendee of the PIP Advisory
Council of the American Arbitration Association and in 2007
completed a 4 year term as a member of the PIP Advisory Council for
the National Arbitration Forum (now known as "ForthRight").
Additionally, Mr. Stern maintains an active commitment to the
arbitration process through communication with other members of
the user community, both claimant and respondent as well as
representatives of the Department of Banking and Insurance.