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.

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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On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen is talking about Medicare Set Asides with colleague and co‑host, Lynn DeMauro Clark and guest, Attorney John “Jay” F. Kearns III from the firm Kearns & Kearns. They take a look at mass torts and the facts surrounding the US v. James J. Stricker case. In addition, Jay explores the Medicare Medicaid SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) and how it has created an uproar among insurers and personal injury lawyers and talks about Stricker’s overall significance to plaintiff attorneys.

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A Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) is the expected amount of money that Medicare would normally pay for medical and prescription drug expenses for a Workers’ Compensation or a third-party injury.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, to talk about Medicare set-asides and the need to become familiar with the Medicare process. Larry and Cindy chat about when Medicare set-asides come into play during the settlement process, how MSA’s are funded and the relationship between Medicare set-asides on the Medicare side, and the whole area of Medicaid.

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.

The complexities of dealing with Medicare issues when resolving Workers’ Compensation and Liability Claims is a growing challenge for all parties involved in the claim resolution process. There’s help with that and more. In this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen looks at the newly formed subsidiary of Ringler, called Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. with President, David L. Hays. They explore the world of Medicare, workers compensation and liability claims, what lawyers and adjusters need to know and the advantages to the client.

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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When it comes to organized labor, the focus is usually on issues regarding employment, layoffs, wages and arbitration. However, there is a big factor when it comes to workers comp cases. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Angus Kennedy from Southern California as they speak to Attorney Michael Ian Rott, founding and senior partner at the firm of Hiden, Rott & Oertle, about workers comp cases involving organized labor. Larry, Angus and Michael explore these cases, the obstacles in dealing with the workers compensation system, the first hearing loss class action in California’s workers’ compensation history and how workers can benefit by putting their money in a structured settlement.