The SMART Act, also known as the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act, was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama.  Listen to Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and colleague Teddy Snyder, Esq. discuss the impact of the SMART Act with special guest, Attorney Aaron F. Frederickson from MSP Compliance Solutions.  They take a look at how this law will impact the existing Medicare Secondary Payer rules, claims and structured settlements.

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What is a rated age? On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen joins colleague Teddy Snyder, Esq. and special guest, Misa Benson, Senior Structured Settlement Medical Underwriting Analyst with Pacific Life Insurance Company, to discuss the overall purpose of the rated age, changes in underwriting over the years, sharing rated age information with a claimant and ultimately how a rated age is created.

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How does mediation help parties in a workers’ compensation claim? On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen joins colleague Teddy Snyder, Esq. and special guest, Judge George W. Mason,  to talk about workers’ compensation mediation: the process of setting up mediation in a workers’ compensation claim, the parties involved and ultimately the role of the structured settlement broker and mediator.

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Closing a workers’ compensation claim  involves a two-step process: evaluation and negotiation.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen joins colleague, Teddy Snyder, Esq. and Attorney Sylvia Lopez from Bakersfield, California, to talk about closing workers’ compensation claims. They explore the risks and advantages to a claimant and employer in closing a workers’ compensation claim, the importance of rated age and how a structured settlement can give injured workers the best of both worlds.

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A mediation cannot be successful without a measure of trust in the mediator and between the parties.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Teddy Snyder, Esq. welcome Seth J. Davis, a private mediator and the sole proprietor of ADJ Mediation Services, to discuss the ethics of structured settlements for lawyers and mediators.  Larry, Teddy and Seth take a look at the preparation of a structured settlement proposal, the duties of the plaintiff attorney when advising the plaintiff on a structured settlement, the area of public benefits and the impact of the ethical rules on mediations.

In this edition of Ringler Radio, host, Larry Cohen and colleague Teddy Snyder, attorney and a Certified Structured Settlement Consultant, welcome Adam Potter, Founder and Executive Director of the Council on Litigation Management, to discuss the importance of litigation management in today’s world.  They will discuss how you can polish your litigation management skills and use the power of networking.

New rules pertaining to the Medicare Set-Aside Secondary Payer issue will take effect on July 1, 2009, creating significant changes. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen welcomes colleague, Teddy Snyder, from Ringler’s Beverly Hills office and Attorney Nancy Adel, senior partner at Adel and Pollack, as they discuss the impact the new rules will have – how the new rules will affect settlements for Medicare beneficiaries and their lawyers.