The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), the largest professional association in the insurance industry, recently announced a new initiative, the Universal Claims Certification (UCC), which is a certification program with a goal of maintaining a “uniform, high level of professionalism, consistency and protect the public’s interests.”. On Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and Ringler colleague, Erin Muller and hear from Adam Potter, the CEO and Founder of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), about the new UCC program, benefits, recent legislation and nationwide implementation.

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Professional athletes in the NFL and other professional sports have concussions on the field, leading to questions about the long-time impact on a player’s health and workers compensation litigation cases. Today on Ringler Radio, host, Larry Cohen along with co-host, Phillip Krause talk to Kenneth KutnerPhD., neuropsychological consultant to the NFL, as they discuss cases like Mike Webster, Harry Carson and even Aaron Hernandez, plus research and protocols.

On the 1960’s television show, The Jetsons, we saw a future world where people traveled in flying cars. Sound far-fetched? Maybe not – now we have driverless cars. And with all the advantages also come liability and litigation. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host Nicole Swift from Ringler’s Austin, Texas office join attorney Gary L. Wickert, an insurance trial lawyer and partner with the law firm of Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. in Wisconsin, as they discuss driverless car litigation, liability, and how claims professionals and attorneys should become familiar with the latest in driverless car technology.

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The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group also known as WILG, is the national non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who, each year, suffer the consequences of work-related injuries or occupational illnesses. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert talk to attorney Michael K. Gruber, President of WILG, about his mission for 2017 and what to watch for in legislation that might impact workers.

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An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. Drones were originally associated by the military, but are now used for other purposes, with estimates of over a million sold by 2015! On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host Janet Rosie, talk to Attorneys Bill Bulfer and Bryan Simpson from Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham LLP, about drone liability, litigation and regulation.

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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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Personal injury victims receiving large legal settlements may discover that within a short period of time, the money is gone. Without proper guidance, education and customized settlement planning, a financial windfall can become a financial nightmare. On this edition of Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Bill Wright, talk with Greg Micoletti, Director, Structured Settlements at American General about the dissipation of personal injury settlements and what to do to prevent it.

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A report on the state of the Illinois legal system from Stephen D. Phillips reveals many misconceptions when it comes to lawyers, litigation and the civil justice system. That’s the topic of discussion on this Ringler Radio podcast, with host Larry Cohen, Ringler colleague, Mike Casey and special guest, Stephen D. Phillips, managing partner at the Phillips Law Offices in Chicago and former President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association . Hear how the report shines a light on the tort reform debate, frivolous lawsuits, workers compensation in Illinois and how the legal community is separating myth from fact.

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Everyone has heard the stories about the exploding Samsung cell phones, specifically, the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung cellphone owners were either burned from the explosions or the explosions caused severe property damage. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co‑host, Robert P. Caples, Jr. welcome Gene J. Stonebarger, founder of Stonebarger Law, APC, to discuss the recent problems with Samsung cell phones from a consumer protection and litigation perspective.

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Many women today are opting for a more permanent solution to birth control and Essure has been a top choice. Unfortunately, some women who have undergone the procedure have alleged that they have experienced devastating side effects and injuries. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Joan Pagnano and guest Fidelma Fitzpatrick from Motley Rice LLC, take a look at the product and the litigation surrounding it.

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