NSSTA stands for National Structured Settlements Trade Association – the largest gathering of top professionals in the country taking the lead in the structured settlement industry.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, to discuss what’s ahead for NSSTA 2012. Eric addresses everything from  NSSTA’s Annual Meeting to its Take the Hill initiative with Congress, and the steps individuals of retirement age should take to ensure a better financial future.


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There have been many lawsuits against some swimming pool companies, where individuals, more commonly children, have been trapped underwater due to faulty drains resulting in injury or even death. This is called suction entrapment and can be prevented by installing a device to shut off the pump when an object gets in the way. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Joan Pagnano and guest, Attorney Michael Andrews from the Beasley Allen law firm, take a look at swimming pool and spa safety, the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and what swimming pool companies are doing to prevent these tragedies.

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On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and colleague Manny J. Valdez Jr. welcome Attorney John Gomez, a nationally recognized trial attorney at the Gomez Law Firm, to discuss the latest in Toyota litigation. Attorney Gomez talks about his involvement in these Toyota cases, his participation in the congressional hearings and getting justice for the victims and the families of victims involved.

State legislatures have recognized the need to protect people who have structured settlements.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Ringler colleague, Jim Early, Senior Vice President-Eastern Region out of New Hampshire welcomes Attorney Peter Vodola from the law firm of Seiger, Gfeller, and Laurie in West Hartford, Connecticut, to discuss the California Structured Settlement Protection Act. They will discuss this new legislation, factoring and the role of the factoring companies and how  this act will ultimately protect consumers.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recently reported that there is a “strong association” between homes built with Chinese drywall and levels of hydrogen sulfide in the indoor air.  In this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Ervin A. Gonzalez,  partner at Colson Hicks Eidson and Attorney Jerrold S. Parker, Managing Partner with the firm Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, to talk about the latest in Chinese drywall litigation. They will discuss the recent CPSC report, the property and health issues and next steps for homeowners.