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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A non-qualified assignment involves the transfer of a future periodic payment obligation arising from the settlement of a dispute from the defendant or its carrier to a third-party assignee.  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert join Tom Donahue, Vice President of Structured Settlements Marketing at Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, to discuss Liberty Life’s structured settlement program, the benefits of non-qualified assignments, and ways to effectively use them.

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Have you heard about the new continuing education initiative from Ringler? Ringler and CEU Institute  have teamed up to provide courses for CE (continuing education) and CLE (continuing legal education).  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-hosts, Duke Wolpert  and Gayle Christen talk with special guest, Jill Benner, Executive Director of the CEU Institute, about these programs available to you on a wide range of topics including Negotiations, Ethics,  Navigating Medicare Interests, Workers’ Compensation and Structured Settlements, Liability Cases and Structured Settlements, with others in development.

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A long-term liability, such as a block of worker’s compensation losses, an environmental loss or construction defect, can weigh down your firm’s balance sheet. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Brian Fillion, President and Founder of Liability Transfer Corporation, to discuss liability transfer and how this process of analyzing, transferring and managing liabilities can benefit corporations and law firms.

Attorney Alan S. Pierce explains the case of a grounds caretaker who contracted Lyme Disease from a tick bite received at work. The disease progressed, ultimately requiring considerable long term care. The insurance company challenged the claim. The case was ultimately heard before The Department of Industrial Accidents and a ruling was made in favor of the Claimant.

Type of Action: Workers’ Compensation

Disputed Issue: Long-term medical care for chronic Lyme Disease/medical science

Judge’s Ruling: In favor of Claimant

Attorney: Alan S. Pierce, Alan S. Pierce & Associates, Salem, Massachusetts

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In many workers’ comp cases,  claimants wrongly assume that Medicare should pay their medical expenses instead of their Medicare Set‑Aside account. And this mistake could lead to some serious and sometimes financially disastrous consequences. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen welcomes Mike Westcott, the new president of the National Alliance of Medicare Set‑Aside Professionals, to discuss how to handle these workers’ comp issues, explore some of the workers’ comp and Medicare Set‑Aside concerns and look at impending liability issues.

Medical care and pharmaceutical costs can get very complicated for an injured party in a lawsuit, particularly workers comp cases. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen with co–host and Ringler Associate, Bill Mathews, who heads the St. Petersburg office as they report from the 2007 NSSTA Annual Meeting and Conference in Toronto. Ringler Radio welcomes, Lisa M. Datelle, Executive Vice President and Founder of Cypress Care, Inc., one of the nation’s leading pharmacy benefits management companies focused entirely on the workers comp industry. There’s a lot to consider for the plaintiff as you’ll hear in this important discussion.

Sweeping changes in the law affecting workers’ compensation cases in California
have taken effect over the past two years. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen from Ringler in Boston and Mike Zea, co-host from Ringler in Newport Beach, CA
with special guest, Attorney Nathan G. Halprin, managing partner at the Orange County law office of
Tobin Lucks. Attorney Halprin has defended many employers in workers’ comp cases and is a
certified specialist in workers’ comp at the California Bar, as well as a national speaker on the topic. Join us to explore all the changes in California including employer medical provider networks, utilization review and much more.