Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, also known as WILG, is the national non-profit organization of legal professionals dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who suffer work-related injuries or occupational illnesses and who need expert legal assistance. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Keith Christie talk with former WILG president, Attorney John R. Boyd, from Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish, LLC and current WILG president, Alan S. Pierce, from Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, discussing legislation, employee misclassification, the biggest fraud cases of 2015 and WILG’s initiatives for this year.

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When an individual is injured in the workplace, there is not only a long-term physical impact, but a financial one. Workers’ compensation is paid on a periodic basis in weekly payments, so a structure is simply another way of delivering benefits.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Peter Early and special guest, Alan S. Pierce from the firm Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, to talk about choosing a structured settlement in a workers’ compensation case, the benefits, the process and educating clients on the long-term impact of going with a structured settlement.

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Lump sum payment over a structure. The unpredictability of the market.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague and co-host Angus Kennedy to discuss some of the questions, solutions and what people should know about the benefits of the structured settlement.

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Medicare Secondary Payer, better known as MSP, took center stage in 2014 when it came to impacting the structured settlement industry. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), talk about the changes in CMS(Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) submissions, liability, educating clients and what we can expect in 2015.

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In recent years, medical marijuana has become a controversial topic. So what happens as medical marijuana use becomes legal? How will it impact your workforce? On this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Richard W. Lenkov from the firm, Bryce Downey & Lenkov, to talk about medical marijuana within the workforce, defending workers’ compensation claims and his legal perspective from within the workers’ compensation arena.

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Get educated and up-to date when it comes to workers’ compensation issues and trends. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Peter Early and special guest, Rebecca Shafer, President of Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc.  talk about reducing workers’ compensation costs, current trends and how the use of structured settlements is consistently growing for workers’ compensation cases.

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In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert talk with special guest, John Fostik, Principal of Battery Hill Consulting, to discuss a variety of important topics within the workers’ compensation arena. John spotlights structured settlement planning, the National Council on Compensation Insurance Report (NCCI Report), workers’ compensation catastrophic claims management and the use of structured settlements.

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Ametros Financial has partnered with Ringler Medicare Solutions  to offer professional administration services to expand the Medicare Set Aside, Medical Cost Projection, and Life Care Planning services, with the main purpose being to control costs related to a settlement. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, and guest, Ken Paradis, co-founder of Ametros Financial,  to talk about MSA CareGuard, alleviating some of the anxiety for claimants and plaintiffs, dealing with  the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the importance of compliance for all the players involved in a structured settlement.

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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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Cindy Chanley, CSSC, long-time Ringler Associate serving Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana and a member of the Board at Ringler, talks about working in the structured settlement business for 30 years, with a focus on helping injured people solve complex problems. Hear about a compelling case and lessons learned by this professional structured settlement consultant.