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Stay current with the latest news on the settlement industry, nationwide litigation, trends in the legal and insurance industries and everything in between with Ringler Radio™, the award-winning podcast series from Ringler. Join our hosts Phil Krause and Matt Ross as they welcome accomplished professionals and discuss topics ranging from current noteworthy cases, Medicare Set-Asides, workers compensation, 468B trusts, long-term disabilities, mediation, structuring settlements in large and sm ...
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On October 11, 2023, Medicare announced updates to the Medicare Civil Money Penalties which sent everyone into a state of shock. Our guest, Greg Bashaw, from CP Resolutions breaks down what occurred and helps us make sense of what the penalties are and what effect they'll have going forward. If you'd like to learn more about Greg Bashaw or CP Resol…
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In this throwback episode, our hosts interview Jason Schechterle, who used a structured settlement after his case against Ford Motor Company to create a new life for himself and his family. After suffering extreme burns to over 40% of his body, his structured settlement gave him the freedom to focus on his recovery knowing that his financial future…
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With the workforce in turmoil over the past few years, there are organizations that are gaining strength by supporting career building, networking, and collaboration. In the insurance industry, RISE Professionals is one of those organizations that's making some big waves. In this episode, we talk with Amy Cooper, founder of RISE, and Jarrod Zea, a …
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Ringler Consultant, Jeffrey Klugerman, tells stories of past settlement outcomes -- the good and the unfortunate -- to illustrate the benefits of engaging a settlement consultant and learning about all the settlement options available. To learn more about Jeffrey Klugerman and the services he provides, or to contact him directly, go to https://ring…
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When a general advice legal memorandum, also known as a GLAM, was issued in December addressing attorney fee structures, the industry took a collective gasp. It took some deep research to unravel the meaning of the GLAM, but our conversation with legal tax expert, Matt Meltzer from the law firm of Flaster Greenberg, helps sort it all out.…
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Join Matt Ross as he talks with Ringler Settlement Consultant, Chris Chan, and attorney, Brit Karp from the law firm of Alexander, Morrison & Fehr about using structured settlements in employment disputes. Learn more about Brit Karp here: https://amfllp.com/about/britt-karp/ Learn more about Chris Chan here: https://ringlerassociates.com/consultant…
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With concerns about inflation mounting, the Growth Structured Settlement offered by Assura Trust offer a complement to the basic structured settlement annuities that the industry has grown to trust. On today's episode, we welcome Susan Bowersox, Vice President of Business Development for Assura Trust, and a long-time structured settlement insider. …
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Ringler Radio host, Matt Ross, visits with lobbyist Towner French on legislation being discussed on Capitol Hill that could effect the settlement industry. Towner French is a lobbyist with the law firm of Cozen O'Conner where he advises clients on a broad spectrum of legislative issues. His extensive knowledge of the legislative process helps him t…
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Ringler Settlement Consultant, John Muir, talks with our host, Matt Ross, about settling cases on the defense side. He goes in-depth to unveil the detailed work that a claims adjuster does and the responsibility they shoulder when settling a claim. This episode is a fascinating look behind the curtain to reveal the stresses and the amount of work t…
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Ringler Radio welcomes attorney and structured settlement recipient, Dylan Clewis, to discuss his perspectives on the settlement process from the perspective of an injured person who received a structured settlement himself, a former plaintiff attorney representing injured parties, and a current defense attorney representing the other side. Mr. Cle…
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What do you think of when you hear the phrase: Injured Worker Advocacy? In this episode, we sit down with George Townsend, President of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group, and Partner at the law firm of Hammond Townsend in Virginia, as he shares his experience about what worker advocacy looks like and how both sides can work together to driv…
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In part II of our episode on Trends in Law Firms, we continue our conversation with attorney William Colarulo of Grungo Colarulo, and settlement consultant Simon Rossetter from Ringler. In this episode we discuss hiring trends, generational differences, and the evolution of law firm marketing strategy. To learn more about William Colarulo and his p…
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As with all industries, law firms need to stay abreast of trends in the industry to both market themselves and to continue to be relevant in the minds of their clients. To learn more about this, we invited attorney William Colarulo of the law office of Grungo Colarulo, and Ringler settlement consultant, Simon Rossetter to discuss the emerging trend…
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In this episode, we take a deeper dive into Structured Installment Sales, what they are, and how best to use them. Our guest, Philippe Petit, Sales Director for Structured Settlements at MetLife, is responsible for managing and growing MetLife’s relationships with structured settlement brokers and has spent his entire professional career at MetLife…
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What would you do if a workplace injury left you with the difficult decision between either amputating both your hands and feet, or death? In this episode we hear a firsthand account of a nurse, Karen, who contracted a bacterial infection at work. At the end of her ordeal she was left as a quad amputee. During this incredible interview, Karen tells…
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Settling cases doesn’t only extend to the injured parties. The attorneys who work to settle the cases are also burdened with financial concerns and responsibilities to their employees and to their firms. One way to manage the responsibility is for a lawyer to defer their attorney fees so that their money can work for them now and into the future. T…
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Building on our conversation from a previous episode, we welcome Mediator Rachel Ehrlich to the podcast to take a deeper dive into the psychology behind mediations and ways to set goals and intentions that create a meaningful outcome. If you're in need of a mediator and would like to contact Rachel Ehrlich, you can send an inquiry email to rachel@e…
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When it comes to Medicare Set Asides the goal is to ensure that the interests of Medicare are appropriately considered. When denials occur, it's difficult to understand how the decision was made and what to do about it. In this episode, we welcome our partners at Ametros to discuss their recent white paper which addresses the reality of Medicare de…
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Mediations are a crucial step in the settlement process and a successful mediation can often provide a "win" for everyone involved. In this episode, we welcome Ron Bankston, a veteran mediator with over 20 years of mediation experience, and Bob Caples, a settlement consultant with Ringler who, over the course of his 25-year career has used his obje…
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In this episode we talk with Eric Vaughn, Executive Director and lobbyist for the National Structured Settlement Trade Association about trends in the industry and what to watch for in the upcoming year. If you'd like to learn more about the work that Mr. Vaughn and the National Structured Settlement Trade Association are doing, or if you'd like to…
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Continuing our Medicare conversation with Greg Bashaw, President of CP Resolutions, we discuss the anticipated changes to Medicare rules set to be announced this month, and take a deeper look at how those changes might effect the settlement process. CP Resolutions is a leader in lien resolution services including Medicare Parts A&B, Medicare Advant…
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As one of the most common tools in settlement planning, Medicare is often misunderstood. In part 1 of this 2-part episode, we take a look at how Medicare came to be and how it can impact a settlement plan. Ringler Radio welcomes Greg Bashaw, President of CP Resolutions, a company that focuses specifically on CMS and how to navigate its nuances and …
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In this episode we interview Jeanette Hernandez, Chief Business Development Officer at Ringler. Ms. Hernandez discusses how being able to present and speak to fact-based data will becoming increasingly important in the future of the industry. Our hosts will uncover insights Ms. Hernandez has found to work by using actionable data which inevitably d…
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Our hosts discuss how a settlement consultant can do more than assist with getting cases to settlement. Who your settlement consultant knows throughout the industry and the types of people they work with can help in growing a professional network that works beyond the current case. Growing professionally takes networking and contacts which is somet…
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In this episode we interview Hyram Montero, a plaintiff attorney and mediator located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We discuss Hyram's experience with settlement consultants and their current role as part of his overall settlement strategy. We take a look at the evolution of the settlement industry over the course of his 40-year career and how settlement…
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Our hosts interview Jason Schechterle, who used a structured settlement after his case against Ford Motor Company to create a new life for himself and his family. After suffering extreme burns to over 40% of his body, his structured settlement gave him the freedom to focus on his recovery knowing that his financial future was safe for himself and h…
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Employees deemed ‘essential’ are still heading into work during the coronavirus pandemic, often risking their lives. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen talks with workers compensation attorney Alan S. Pierce, from Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, about possible litigation stemming from the pandemic and what employment safety standards should be in plac…
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A jury awarded an $80 million verdict to Edwin Hardeman, ruling he developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, stemming from his use of Roundup on his property, however, a federal judge slashed the damages award to $25.27 million. Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host Cindy Chanley talk with attorney Jennifer A. Moore, founder of Moore Law Group, PLLC, …
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In recent years there has been a rise in lawsuits against the increasingly popular ridesharing companies, like Lyft and Uber. Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Manny J. Valdez, Jr. and guest, attorney Laurel L. Simes, founding partner of Levin Simes Abrams LLP, talk about this growing legal topic, the rideshare companies’ response …
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When a legal settlement involves an injured child, the parent or guardian is responsible to ensure the child is taken care of financially and physically long-term. How do structured settlements for minors differ from those for adults? Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and Ringler colleague, Ryan Christen Oliphant, discuss details of structured settle…
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If you think cases of foodborne illness and litigation are on the rise, you’re right. The CDC estimates 48-Million Americans a year suffer from foodborne illnesses, some more serious than others. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and Timothy D. Lytton, Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development at Georgia State University College of Law, ta…
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When it comes to selling property or a business, buyers and sellers are always looking for an easy transaction, on top of saving money. On this episode of Ringler Radio, host, Larry Cohen and guest and Ringler colleague, Phillip Krause discuss structured installment sales. Larry and Phil discuss the benefits and advantages of going with a structure…
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Two years after the shootings at the 91 Harvest Music Festival when a gunman opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International agreed on a settlement valued between $735 million and $800 million. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co‑host, Robert P. Caples, Jr. , joined by attorney Mo Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nich…
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Technology has changed just about every aspect of the practice of law, and the use of technology has increased dramatically even in the courtroom. Host Larry Cohen and co-host Cindy Chanley talk with the Honorable Elizabeth Bonina, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County, New York, and a neutral for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediat…
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Twenty-four states and thousands of local governments agreed to a multibillion-dollar proposed settlement by Oxycontin maker, Purdue Pharmaceuticals LP, and its owners, the Sackler family, while a number of Attorney Generals in 25 states have refused. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co‑host, Robert P. Caples, Jr. are joined by attorney Jonat…
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The workers’ compensation industry has an extremely rich history dating back to biblical times, but the workers’ compensation arena has changed and is changing as the current workplace changes. On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen is joined by attorney Alan S. Pierce, from Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, as they look at the history of worke…
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With the threat of a ban on flavored e-cigarettes and teenagers hospitalized after vaping, the popular e-cigarette, JUUL, is facing litigation across the country. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host Ford Swift, talks with attorney Joseph VanZandt from the Beasley Allen law firm, as they discuss the claims of false and deceptive sa…
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Technology impacts every aspect of our lives, professionally and personally today. It is imperative that we are up to date and in-the-know when it comes to the latest in technology that can benefit our clients and hopefully make it easier to navigate the legal landscape. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen is joined by Dennis Kennedy, a well-known a…
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Recently, a 9.1 million dollar settlement was reached in litigation surrounding a defective earplug (3M Earplugs) that was touted to prevent hearing damage, but instead caused it among members of the armed services on active duty. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen talks with cohost, Bryan Goff and attorney Neil F. Nazareth, a princ…
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When designing a structured settlement for an injured person, we spend a lot of time pre-determining how much money should be set aside for medical costs. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and Ringler colleague, “Jack” McGintee are joined by Johnny Meyer, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Ametros, to discuss the benefits of combining a struct…
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The jury in Pilliod, et al. v. Monsanto determined that Roundup exposure caused Alva and Alberta Pilliod’s non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and in a historic verdict awarded the couple with a record $2 billion in punitive damages. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Manny J. Valdez, Jr. and guest, attorney Pedram Esfandiary of …
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On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen is joined by guest host and Ringler colleague Phillip Krause and guest Denise A. Lettau, VP of Advancement for Secured Futures, to explore the benefits of pooled trusts. Denise discusses the advantages of working with a non-profit organization that prioritizes the physical and mental health needs o…
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Michelle Caine, J.D.,the Director of Relationship Management at Prudential Financial, and the new President of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) talks with Ringler Radiohost, Larry Cohen and Ringler President and CEO, Geoff Hunt about the advocate for the financial security of injured people in legal settlements, the lif…
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