Featured Podcasts

The Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Verdict

A jury in City of St. Louis Circuit Court found Johnson & Johnson liable for injuries resulting from the use of its talc-containing products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower body powder for feminine hygiene. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Jere Beasley, the... [Listen]

What WILG is Doing for Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, also known as WILG, is the national non-profit organization of legal professionals dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who suffer work-related injuries or occupational illnesses and who need expert legal assistance.... [Listen]

Structured Settlements and Insurance Companies

On this Ringler Radio podcast, Larry Cohen and co-host, Mike Zea have a special guest on the show, Caryn Siebert, Vice President/Head of Claims for Knight Insurance Group, to take a look at the insurance company’s perspective on structured settlements. They discusses regulations, payments to structured... [Listen]

Litigating Sudden Unintended Auto Acceleration

A federal court jury awarded a woman and her husband $8 million in a case of sudden unintended acceleration that left Cheryl Bullock severely and permanently injured after an automobile crash. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Keith Christie talk with Attorney Mike Andrews from... [Listen]

Contaminated Scopes and Litigation

Thousands of people every year have an endoscopy, a non-surgical procedure to examine their digestive tract for potential issues. Unfortunately, the use of a contaminated duodenoscope or scope, manufactured by Olympus Corporation. of the Americas, the device used in the procedure, led to a superbug outbreak... [Listen]

Trial Preparation, Jury Consulting and Strategies to Win your Case

Using the right strategies during trial preparation can help win a case in court.  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert join Ross Suter, Esq., Litigation Consultant at Magna Legal Services, as they take a look at what works best to increase the odds for success.  Visit... [Listen]

Motor Vehicle Collisions, Structures and the Injured

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 19,000 people died in traffic crashes in the United States in the first six months of 2015, and 2.2 million people were seriously injured.  On this edition of Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen, along with co-host John Muir, Sr.,... [Listen]

Preventing Distracted Driving

In 2009, Attorney Joel Feldman’s 21-year-old daughter, Casey, was killed by a distracted driver.  Since then, he has worked tirelessly to change driving attitudes and habits and raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host,... [Listen]

RSD Litigation and the Physical Impact on the Client

Millions of Americans suffer from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy or RSD).  RSD is caused when the body experiences trauma that damages or otherwise causes malfunction to the nervous system. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with... [Listen]

Choosing a Structured Settlement in a Workers’ Compensation Case

When an individual is injured in the workplace, there is not only a long-term physical impact, but a financial one. Workers’ compensation is paid on a periodic basis in weekly payments, so a structure is simply another way of delivering benefits.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Peter... [Listen]

The Actos Settlement

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. agreed to a $2.4 billion settlement to resolve bladder cancer claims tied to its Type 2 diabetes drug Actos. On past Ringler Radio shows, we have followed the litigation surrounding Actos.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Keith Christie join guest Attorney Frank... [Listen]

Affordable Care Act and Structured Settlements

With the recent Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, regarding the Affordable Care Act, how will the ACA impact structured settlements?  Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Mike Zea with special guest, Jordan Bossler, Director with the AIG Structured Settlement Department,... [Listen]

Spotlight on a New, Non-Traditional “Structured Settlement” Product

Qualified as well as non-qualified product plans are currently being offered for claimants or contingent fee attorneys to defer receipt of their settlement award or fee on a pre-tax basis. This new fixed investment product can be used for attorney fees, wrongful termination, discrimination and most personal... [Listen]

Judgment in Children’s Motrin Case

In a closely watched case in the legal community, Massachusetts’ highest court upheld a $63 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson, maker of Children’s Motrin, in the case of Samantha Reckis, who developed toxic epidermal necrolysis  after receiving multiple doses of Children’s Motrin.... [Listen]

Structured Settlements and Non-Qualified Assignments

A non-qualified assignment involves the transfer of a future periodic payment obligation arising from the settlement of a dispute from the defendant or its carrier to a third-party assignee.  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert join Tom Donahue, Vice President... [Listen]

Understanding Structured Settlements: A New NSSTA Survey

Insights about how structured settlements are used and what can be done to improve the process are featured in a new Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) article titled, Understanding Structured Settlements, written by Kevin Silo, President of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association... [Listen]

Traumatic Brain Injuries: From Battlefield to Football Field

After years in Afghanistan and Iraq, our troops are returning home with traumatic brain injuries stemming from their time in combat. Traumatic brain injuries are also prevalent in sports-most recently on our football fields. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co‑host Anne Marie... [Listen]

Inside the Airbag Recall & Litigation

After many reported injuries, more than 14 million vehicles with Takata-manufactured airbags have been recalled due to defects.   On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Keith Christie join guest Attorney Cole Portis from the Beasley Allen law firm, to discuss the airbag recall, the litigation... [Listen]

Get to know the new President of Ringler Associates

On this special edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen chats with the new President of Ringler Associates, Geoffrey E. Hunt,  about his goals and thoughts on the structured settlement industry in Ringler’s 40th Anniversary year. Visit Ringler Associates to contact a consultant in your area... [Listen]

Structured Settlement Questions and Answers

Lump sum payment over a structure. The unpredictability of the market.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague and co-host Angus Kennedy to discuss some of the questions, solutions and what people should know about the benefits of the structured settlement. Visit... [Listen]