Over the past few years we have experienced a financial meltdown, impacting many, including personal injury victims who did not minimize risk. A full economic recovery is slow to come but there are ways to protect your financial future. Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Bill Wakelee, talk with returning guest, Dr. Christopher Coyne about how these difficult financial times have affected these unique investors of the structured settlement world. They talk about how structures deal with the volatility of the marketplace and the preservation of capital concept with the structured settlement.

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The 5th District Court of Appeals in Florida just reversed an earlier court ruling that prohibited the annuity in a structured settlement for a minor child. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Kathleen Daniele, Settlement Annuity Specialist with the Ringler office in Orlando, Florida and guest, Attorney Samuel P. King from the law firm of Dellecker Wilson King McKenna Ruffier & Sos, discuss this case involving Traci Hancock and her daughter, Marisa, who was involved in a personal injury lawsuit. Hear how this ruling has an impact on minors in personal injury settlement cases.

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As factoring companies continue to inundate the airwaves with their high pitched promises of ready cash for structured settlements, vulnerable consumers in this tough economy are finding it more difficult to resist the hard sell; with many receiving far less than fair market value.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes co-host, Jim Early and special guest, Attorney Peter J. Vodola of Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP to discuss how the current legal system looks at these transactions. Peter explains how Ceron v. Henderson, a recent California case, has been impacting the factoring practice. He also reviews the scope of various state legislative efforts trying to provide greater protection for structured settlement recipients.

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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 job of a settlement broker often goes beyond the actual settlement transaction. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen, head of Northeast Operations for Ringler, and his colleague, Pat Farber, manager of Ringler’s Western region based in California, as they discuss a very important topic for anyone involved in personal injury litigation. Attorneys and their clients will want to know the latest about ‘factoring’ companies and what laws are in place to educate and protect plaintiffs. Our special guest on this show is Randy Dyer, the Executive Vice President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association, the leading settlement industry organization nationwide. It is vital information for anyone involved in a settlement award!