Featured Podcasts

CMS Medicare Set-Aside Review and Approval Process

The Medicare Set-Aside Review Process dates all the way back way back to 1980, when The Medicare Secondary Payer Act was enacted. Fast forward to 2014, where the Insurance industry is still waiting for promised improvements.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice... [Listen]

General Motors Litigation Update

Recalls. Congressional Investigations. Litigation. General Motors (GM) has taken center stage over its ignition switch problem, which has been linked to drivers’ catastrophic injuries and in some cases, death. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Jere Beasley, the senior member of the... [Listen]

Lawyers and Depression

Depression within the legal community is a very real issue. According to the American Psychiatric Association,  lawyers as a group are 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression than the average person.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, and  special guest,... [Listen]

Spotlight on the Houston Bar Association

Established in 1870, the Houston Bar Association’s purpose was to maintain high standards in the legal profession and provide legal education for Harris County attorneys.  Today, the HBA is the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the nation and has expanded its goals to include public service... [Listen]

Litigation Involving Actos, Transvaginal Mesh and Zohydro

A jury determined that drug makers hid cancer risks associated with the diabetes medicine, Actos, from the public. Complications stemming from transvaginal mesh and lawsuits by women against the manufacturers is another case of how a defective product can have a huge impact on a life.  Zohydro, a controversial... [Listen]

Litigation Surrounding General Motors Ignition Switch Problem

General Motors (GM) faces litigation stemming from an ignition switch problem in some recalled vehicles and now, families of the deceased or injured are seeking justice. On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen and co-host Mike Casey from Ringler Associates talk with  Attorney Adam J. Levitt,... [Listen]

Medical Marijuana and Defending Workers’ Compensation Claims

In recent years, medical marijuana has become a controversial topic. So what happens as medical marijuana use becomes legal? How will it impact your workforce? On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Richard W. Lenkov from the firm, Bryce Downey & Lenkov, to talk about medical... [Listen]

Special Needs Trusts or Pooled Special Needs Trusts

A special needs trust is designed to financially support a disabled individual, providing many benefits to the individual with long-term financial stability. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Mike Zea, as they join Will Lindahl, MBA, CLPF, National Enrollment Director for CPT Special... [Listen]

Legaltronix: A Rating System in the Legal Services Profession

In the structured settlement industry, relationships are very important. We interact with mediators, judges, experts, arbitrators and more, on a daily basis. So, it is extremely helpful to have some background on those experts before we walk into negotiations.  On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry... [Listen]

The Power of a Structured Settlement: A Personal Story

Today on Ringler Radio, host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early, talk with Congressman Jim Langevin, a Democrat, representing constituents from the 2nd District in Rhode Island since 2001.  Congressman Langevin talks about his own personal experience with a structured settlement years ago that... [Listen]

Trial Lawyers and Structured Settlements

There are many benefits of going with a structured settlement. Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Carmella Limongelli  join special guest, Attorney  Jesse M. Suit III, a trial lawyer and  supporter of structured settlements from Kalfus & Nachman, to talk about his experience with structures... [Listen]

A Look Inside the Massachusetts Bar Association

Many people don’t know how advocacy plays an important part of any lawyer’s job. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen talks with incoming President of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Attorney  Marsha Kazarosian, from Kazarosian Costello & O’Donnell LLP,  to discuss the Massachusetts... [Listen]

Target Security Breach: Litigation and Impact

We now know that 70 million shoppers were impacted by a major security breach involving Target during the height of the holiday shopping season. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague Heather Anderson and special guest Attorney Larry Golston, from the Beasley Allen Law Firm, as they... [Listen]

Workers’ Compensation Top Legal Trends

Get educated and up-to date when it comes to workers’ compensation issues and trends. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Peter Early and special guest, Rebecca Shafer, President of Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc.  talk about reducing workers’ compensation costs, current trends and how the... [Listen]

Patient Safety Priority in Hospital Environments

Patient safety is essential when it comes to a hospital environment and there has been great progress with methods to increase safety and reduce risk. On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen along with colleague,  John Machir and guest, Mary Anne Hilliard, Esq., Chief Risk Counsel and Vice President... [Listen]

How to be a Good Legal Negotiator

Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with colleague, Bill Wright, and special guest Professor Seth Freeman, J.D., a highly-rated professor of negotiation and conflict management at NYU’s Stern School of Business and at Columbia University, discuss  negotiation tactics, in particular the art of skilled... [Listen]

Handling Liability Cases Where Medicare is Involved

When is a Medicare Set Aside a good choice in a liability case?  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleagues, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), and Peter Early, talk about the complexities of liability cases where Medicare is involved... [Listen]

CE and CLE Programs from Ringler Associates and CEU Institute

Have you heard about the new continuing education initiative from Ringler Associates? Ringler Associates and CEU Institute  have teamed up to provide courses for CE (continuing education) and CLE (continuing legal education).  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-hosts, Duke Wolpert... [Listen]

Dog Bite Injury Cases and Litigation

Dog bite injury cases are becoming more common when it comes to litigation.  People can suffer serious injuries from dog bites, leaving children and adults with physical and even emotional trauma. Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen, along with colleague Brenda MacGregor, and special guest, Attorney Robin... [Listen]

Future Medical Costs in Liability Cases

How will the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking impact future medical costs in liability cases? Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), and special guest,... [Listen]