Buried in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed by President Trump, is one standout change pertaining to cases with a Medicaid lien that repeals Medicaid’s expanded third-party recovery rights. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen joins co-host Cindy Chanley and returning guest, Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, (NSSTA) to discuss this huge development and what it means for Medicaid recipients in a structured settlement, plaintiff and defense attorneys, and settlement consultants.

Protecting the futures of injured parties while offering win-win solutions is Ringler’s core mission. Like Ringler, Adva-Net is leading the cause. In this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert talk to Bernie McCabe, Chief Sales Officer at Adva-Net about the mission of Adva-Net, their unique approach to chronic pain management, and assisting injured people who are struggling with opioid use.

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DRI, the Voice of the Defense Bar is the leading organization of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and colleague, Gayle S. Christen, welcome President-elect of DRI, Attorney Toyja Kelley, as they discuss the mission of DRI, the challenges in the civil defense attorney/in-house counsel community heading into 2018, and settlement planning from the defense perspective.

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What was to be a normal baby’s delivery for Josephine Grillo Sullivan turned into an emergency c-section, leaving daughter Christina severely brain damaged,  eventually leading to a medical malpractice lawsuit. On this special edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host Anne Lawter speak to Josephine Grillo Sullivan, Executive Director of The Christina Grillo Sullivan Foundationabout honoring Christina’s life by assisting families living with brain injuries, and advocating for the long-term benefits of going with a structured settlement.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that an alarming number of Americans now die from opioid overdoses – 145 every day. Litigation across the U.S. is claiming pharmaceutical companies are to blame, alleging deceptive marketing resulting in over-prescribing of opioid drugs. RinglerRadio host, Larry Cohen and Peter Early from Ringler discuss this crisis and litigation in New Hampshire with special guest, James T. Boffetti, Senior Assistant Attorney General in New Hampshire, including litigation against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and the fight against the opioid epidemic.

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This year, a measure was signed into law nullifying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule regarding an employer’s obligation to keep accurate injury and illness records, known as the Volks Rule. On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen and co‑host, Robert P. Caples, Jr. discuss this controversy with Alan S. Pierce, from Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, to find out what impact this could potentially have on the health and safety of workers.

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Benzene is a chemical widely used in a number of industries and products. Exposure to the chemical has been linked to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), lymphomas and aplastic anemia. Many of these cases involving benzene exposure link back to the workplace. Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Keith Christie talk with attorney John Tomlinson, from the Beasley Allen law firm, about benzene exposure, litigation, and how exposure to benzene can be controlled, reduced or prevented.

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Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. FEMA claims, lost legal documents, the complexities of flood insurance, are just a few of the legal issues facing the people of Houston now. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co‑host and Ringler colleague, Robert P. Caples, Jr. welcome attorney Paul Skrabanek from the firm, Pierce/Skrabanek PLLC in Houston, to discuss how the legal community can alleviate the loss left by the storm and guide some through the complexities of litigation.

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The workers’ compensation and disability management process can be complicated for both employers and their workers. In this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert talk about creating a seamless process with founder and President of Risk Acuity, LLC, Barry Thompson, a leader in workers compensation program improvement and cost containment.

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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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