As James M. Early, CSSC, a Senior Advisor at Ringler, becomes the 2017 President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA), there’s work to do on Capitol Hill. Listen as Jim Early, talks with Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with Executive Director of NSSTA, Eric Vaughn, about tax code reform legislation, tort reform and advocacy for disabled Americans with a new administration in Washington, D.C.

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There has been major legislative movement making improvements to the Structured Settlement Protection Act across the states, most recently in Florida, Virginia and Wisconsin.  Now, progress is being made to ensure that injured parties are being protected and the word of the benefits of structured settlements is spreading. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early invite Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, to discuss this important legislation.

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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 (NSSTA) and Taylor Smith, President of CLM Advisors. Based on a NSSTA survey of claims professionals, hear about important issues especially when it comes to structured settlement consultants. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early invite Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, to discuss the details on this podcast.

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After a serious injury requiring an amputation, there is not only a physical impact on the individual, but an emotional one. On Ringler Radio, host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early join special guest, Matthew Albuquerque, founder and president of Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics, to discuss the wonderful work they are doing with amputees, the prosthetic process, the best approach to prosthetic care and the new advances in prosthetics and bionic technology that help to bring back normalcy to the lives of injured parties.

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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 helped him and public policy for structured settlements today. Hear one of the best cases for the long-term security of a structured settlement instead of a lump sum settlement.

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Even though structured settlements have been around a long time,  false impressions about products and services still remain. There are a lot of moving parts involved in a claim’s settlement, and lots of financial and legal information swirling around the process.  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins colleagues, Jim Early and Bill Wakelee, to debunk the misconceptions sometimes seen in the structured settlement industry, and clarify through their top ten on structured settlements.

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DRI is considered a ‘think tank’ for defense attorneys and in-house counsel. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and Ringler colleague, Jim Early, join Attorney Matthew Cairnsfrom the firm, Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, to focus on the DRI – ‘The Voice of the Defense Bar’ and talk about what defense attorneys should know about the settlement process.

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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.

On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Ringler colleague, Jim Early, Senior Vice President-Eastern Region out of New Hampshire and Dan Durbin, President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association, to take a look at NSSTA’s initiatives in the new year.  They will discuss structured attorney fees, factoring and the special emphasis on educating plaintiffs about the security and value of structured settlements.