There is cause for concern about factoring companies offering quick cash for structured settlement payments that fall short of the total value of a structured settlement over a claimant’s lifetime. This is particularly worrisome in the cases of disabled people whose health costs may skyrocket over time. So how can we protect individuals from these practices? In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins co-host, Randy Dyer and special guests, Sally Greenberg, Executive Director of the National Consumers League and Mark Perriello, President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), to discuss protecting consumers and people living with disabilities and educating them on the benefits of structures for their long-term financial security.

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The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is the driving force behind assisting people with disabilities. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins co-host, Randy Dyer, and special guest, Mark Perriello, the President and CEO of the AAPD , to talk about some of the important work that the AAPD is doing this year and the proposed Federal tax reform that could impact people with disabilities, as well as those who have structured settlements.

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The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), is the nation’s largest disability rights organization, helping many individuals since its inception. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins co-host, Randy Dyer, and special guest, Mark Perriello, the President and CEO of the AAPD, to talk about AAPD’s mission for 2013, all the great things the organization is involved in and the continued fight for people with disabilities.

The American Association of People with Disabilities 2013 Leadership Awards Gala will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The AAPD is the nation’s largest “Cross Disability” organization and has raised over $1.7 Million for the 2013 Gala—an all-time record! In addition, over 25 members of Congress plan to attend. For more information on this great event, please click here.

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Whether you are a member or just someone interested in structures, National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) is the voice of the industry. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleagues, Randy Dyer, the current President of NSSTA and John Machir, President‑elect of NSSTA, to talk about the bigger issues that are facing the structured settlement industry today and some of the leading items on their agenda for 2012..

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A champion of rights for the disabled, Tony Coelho, Board Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), who authored, in part, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, carries on the fight for the rights of the disabled in today’s issues. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host Randy Dyer, talk to Tony about his lifelong advocacy, his personal story with epilepsy and how a structured settlement can assist those living with disabilities.

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On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes co‑host and Ringler colleague Randy Dyer and guest Michael P. Kelly, the current president of the board of directors of NSSTA, to talk about the challenges facing the structured settlement industry in 2011. Larry, Randy and Mike take a look at NSSTA’s strategy,  the most important initiative for the structured settlement industry on Capitol Hill and using technology to connect with new members and push new initiatives.

According to the Census Bureau, 54 million Americans have a disability. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, on this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague, Randy Dyer and guests, Gary L. Talbot, the Assistant General Manager for System Wide Accessibility with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Andrew J. Imparato, Full‑time President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of People with Disabilities, AAPD, to discuss the latest on the Americans with Disabilities Act. They take a look at how the down economy has affected programs for the disabled, the biggest issues facing people with disabilities today and the progress made over the years for people with disabilities.

The Plaintiff Bar and the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) have a longstanding relationship critical to helping clients make the best financial choices after an award in a lawsuit. In fact 70% of plaintiff attorneys indicate they retain a structured settlement consultant to assist in the negotiations of claims settlements. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Tom Murray from Ringler, with special guests, J.P. Steele, President of NSSTA and Randy Dyer, NSSTA Executive Vice President. Listen and hear about a new survey NSSTA commissioned on plaintiff lawyers and structured settlements.

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!