There have been many lawsuits against some swimming pool companies, where individuals, more commonly children, have been trapped underwater due to faulty drains resulting in injury or even death. This is called suction entrapment and can be prevented by installing a device to shut off the pump when an object gets in the way. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Joan Pagnano and guest, Attorney Michael Andrews from the Beasley Allen law firm, take a look at swimming pool and spa safety, the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and what swimming pool companies are doing to prevent these tragedies.
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On July 1, 2009, new rules regarding Medicare Set-Asides will go into effect. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and his colleague, Joan L. Pagnano, head of the Braintree, Massachusetts Ringler office as they welcome Peter Foley, Vice President of Claims Administration for the American Insurance Association to discuss the details of the new MSA regulations and how they will affect your practice. Don’t miss this important discussion.
Listen to this behind the scenes look at Alternate Dispute Resolution with Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Joan Pagnano, head of the Braintree, Massachusetts Ringler office and special guest, Plaintiff Attorney Robert H. Flynn from The Flynn Law Firm, P.C. in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Larry, Joan and Attorney Flynn will explore the differences and similarities between arbitration and mediation, real life cases involving ADR’s, and Attorney Flynn’s experience with structured settlements from the plaintiff’s perspective.
Medicare set-asides and the new CMS rules regarding the liability side of the house will take effect in July 2009. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Joan Pagnano, head of the Braintree, Massachusetts Ringler offices, revisit this hot topic with Peter Foley, Vice President of Claims Administration for the American Insurance Association, to explore next steps after the new rules take effect. They will discuss Peter’s role as liason to CMS, how these new rules may affect settlements and the insurance industry and get a structured settlement perspective on how to educate plaintiff attorneys about these new rules.