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Ringler Radio - Structured Settlements and Legal Topics
20 minutes | 23 days ago
What Does a Settlement Consultant Do?
Phil and Matt talk with Ringler Settlement Consultants, Bill Wright and Manny Valdez to learn more about what a Settlement Consultant does and how they bring value to the cases they work with.To learn more about Ringler or to find a settlement consultant, visit www.ringlerassociates.com.
4 minutes | 23 days ago
After a brief hiatus, we're back with new hosts and a refreshed platform! Tune in to learn more about what we have planned for 2021. To learn more about Ringler or to contact a settlement consultant, visit www.ringlerassociates.com.
25 minutes | 10 months ago
COVID-19 and Workers' Compensation
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 place.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
20 minutes | 10 months ago
Inside the Roundup Verdict of Hardeman v. Monsanto
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, about the verdict, the damages reduction and the potential mediation of future cases involving Roundup.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
24 minutes | a year ago
The Rise in Rideshare Litigation
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 to allegations and litigation, and what needs to be done to guarantee the safety of the passenger.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
19 minutes | a year ago
Structured Settlements for Minors
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 settlements for minors so the interests of the child are the priority and the funds are not dissipated.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
23 minutes | a year ago
Foodborne Illness & Litigation
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, take a look at foodborne illness litigation, legislation, and food safety.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
17 minutes | a year ago
Structured Installment Sales
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 structured installment sale, and the reasons to go with a structured installment sale, especially in our current economy.
26 minutes | a year ago
Inside the Vegas Shootings Settlement
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, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, discuss this settlement, the liability and negligence of MGM, and how this human tragedy led to a relatively quick settlement.
17 minutes | a year ago
Technology in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Arena
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 Mediation), as they take a look at the use of technology in the Alternative Dispute Resolution arena and discuss how technology is improving the process.
28 minutes | a year ago
Inside the Controversial Purdue Pharma Settlement
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 Jonathan Novak from the Fears Nachawati Law Firm, as they discuss this proposed settlement, Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy filing, and whether the remaining 25 states will agree to a settlement or take their fight to the courts.
34 minutes | a year ago
Labor Shifts Impact on the Workers' Compensation Industry
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 workers’ comp and discuss technology’s impact on the workplace, how workers’ comp is keeping up with the millennial generation and protecting them, and what all of this mean for workers’ comp litigation and structured settlements for workers.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
25 minutes | a year ago
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 sales, marketing, and labeling against JUUL, and the failure to warn of the products’ highly addictive levels of nicotine, all targeting young people.
21 minutes | a year ago
Legal Technology and the Structured Settlement Industry
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 and award-winning legal tech and innovation advisor, as they discuss the importance of legal technology to our industry, reducing costs, and use of video and tech for dispute resolution and mediation.
18 minutes | 2 years ago
Product Liability and 3M Earplugs
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 principal at Martzell, Bickford & Centola, as they take a look at the 2016 whistleblower lawsuit that started it all, how these earplugs have impaired its users, and future litigation.
21 minutes | 2 years ago
The Benefits of the Professional Administration and Structured Settlement Combination
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 structured settlement with professional administration and managing the injured party’s medical settlement funds or Medicare Set Aside (MSA) post-settlement.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
25 minutes | 2 years ago
Historic Verdict in the Roundup/Pilliod Case
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 Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC., discuss this verdict, the legal strategy in the case, and the current status on recalling Roundup.
30 minutes | 2 years ago
The Benefits of Pooled Trusts in Structured Settlements
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 of clients, all while providing trustee and trust administration services to the disabled, the elderly and minor children.Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
19 minutes | 2 years ago
A New President for the National Structured Settlements Trade Association
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 life companies’ role in the structured settlement planning process, and raising awareness about the benefits of structured settlements.
25 minutes | 2 years ago
The Benefits of a Structured Settlement in the Ford Rollover Case
A jury recently awarded a $151-Million dollar verdict to Travaris “Tre” Smith who was left paralyzed after a 1998 Ford Explorer crashed and rolled over. The case is being structured to help with his long-term care. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Keith Christie talk with attorney LaBarron Boone from the Beasley Allen law firm, as they discuss this case. Visit Ringler to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
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