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 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.
Returning to work after a disabling worker’s compensation injury involves many steps. In this edition of Workers’ Comp Matters, host Attorney Alan S. Pierce, welcomes Edmund C. Corcoran Jr., Director of Integrated Disability Programs for Raytheon Company and Daniel J. Knight, the Senior Manager of Workers’ Compensation for Raytheon Company, to take a look at the program, the interrelationship between workers’ comp and disability, returning to work, cost containment and safety initiatives.
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There is a phenomenon that we all see in workers’ comp cases, whether representing the claimant or the insurer. An insurer or its medical expert might call it symptom magnification. In this edition of Workers’ Comp Matters, host Attorney Alan S. Pierce, welcomes Attorney Douglas Jones, founder and Member-in-Charge of the law firm, Jones Dietz, PLLC, to look at the process, discuss related topics such as malingering as opposed to a more legitimate form of pain disorder and touch on the broader subject of fraud, which many people equate to symptom magnification.
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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.
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran senior consultant with Altman Weil, welcomes John Vering with Armstrong Teasdale, Lex Mundi’s member firm for Missouri, and Kim Kmentt with Tomkins Industries, Inc., to discuss key employment laws and regulations. The group examines what In-House Counsel should know now and in the future about the Americans with Disabilities Act, Healthcare Reform and more.
Many lawyers and their clients are interested in the nuances of the Social Security Administration and how it works especially in today’s market. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Mike Woodyard, an associate in the Dallas and London offices, welcome Barbara Mountain, Director of Marketing/Client Relations for Integrated Benefits, Inc, to explore the world of social security. Ms. Mountain has over 14 years disability claims and Social Security disability experience. They will discuss social security, how the social security system works, how benefits are awarded, how the appeal system works and who can be the best advocate for best results.
Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen, head of NE Operations for Ringler Associates, as we delve into a very important topic for many lawyers and their clients involved in personal injury lawsuits. With the help of our special guest, Nancy Starnes, VP and Chief of Staff for the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.), we discuss the real life adjustments after an accident. Ms. Starnes is a nationally recognized spokesperson about the issues and obstacles that disabled persons face every day. In fact she shares her own personal experience coming back from a physically disabling injury after a plane crash. Don’t miss this compelling show!
WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce takes up the topic of social security disability and the coordination of benefits. Who is eligible? What’s the criteria? What are the tax issues? Our special guest, Attorney William Troupe of the Boston law firm of Carney & Troupe is a long-time expert in this area and he joins us to sort through the information you need to know for your clients!
WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. Representing workers with latex allergies contracted at the workplace can be tricky. On this show, we’ve assembled three experts on the topic: Sandra Jutras, a career clinical nurse who developed a serious level one latex allergy, tells her story that led to complete disability; Attorney Jim Brady, of Brady & Monac, P.C. in Walpole, Massachusetts who has a great depth of experience litigating in this arena and Dr. Gail Lenehan, national advocate and member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association’s Congress on Occupational Health and Safety. And don’t miss Attorney Pierce quiz Attorney Brady on the “Case of the Day” at the end of the show!