Behavioral finance deals with what academics have seen people do, instead of what people ought to do and is an area of finance that’s getting increasing attention among academics and practitioners. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, William D. Wakelee, settlement annuity specialist in Ringler’s Philadelphia office, as they discuss the growing area of behavioral finance. Ringler Radio welcomes the expert, Dr. Christopher Coyne of St. Joseph’s University, as they explore the behavioral aspects of financial decision, the concept of risk return vs. irrationality, the importance of utility and highlight Dr. Coyne’s involvement with studies on behavioral finance.
What is a settlement trust and in what cases are they best used? Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, William D. Wakelee, settlement annuity specialist in Ringler’s Philadelphia office, as they raise the important questions pertaining to settlement trusts. Ringler Radio welcomes David J. Cover, Senior Vice President and Senior Settlement Advisor for the Trust and Investment Services Division of PeoplesBank, to discuss what a settlement trust is, who is most likely to need one, the different types of trusts, how the trust works and the trust’s interaction with structured settlements.
How is healthcare in the U.S. being affected by recent legislated limits in the area of medical malpractice litigation and settlements? Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Kenneth R. Klapacz, Esq., Ringler settlement annuity specialist from Chicago, for the discussion with Attorney Jeffrey Goldberg, founder of Jeffrey M. Goldberg Law Offices located in Chicago. They will also discuss the latest in tort reform and medmal caps and Attorney Goldberg’s specific cases.
Long hours, and the stress of the work, can take a toll on a lawyer’s professional and personal life. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen as he talks to Gary Gwilliam, consumer trial attorney from Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer and author of Getting A Winning Verdict in My Personal Life, A Trial Lawyer Finds His Soul, about the highs and lows of life as an attorney. On this show, we will touch upon Gary’s personal and professional life, the stress of the profession, the importance of family and how to cope and rise above when faced with obstacles.
Medicare and medicaid fraud make up the biggest category of Qui Tam cases which are about whistleblowing on companies that are ripping off the federal government. Under a provision of federal law, an individual can file suit in the name of the Federal Government exposing fraud and share in the recovery of monies received. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Jim Volanti of Ringler Associates with an expert in this area of legal practice, Attorney Brian Labovick, from the firm of LaBovick & LaBovick, Civil Justice Prosecutors with four offices in Palm Beach County, Florida. Don’t miss hearing about some very interesting cases involving whistleblowers and how the system works.
Caps on non-economic damages in wrongful death and no expert discovery in Oregon makes it hard to win medical malpractice cases. Now a state Supreme Court challenge to the caps in wrongful death may change that and may impact a tragic case involving the death of a baby in a medmal case. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Nolan Robinson from Ringler Associates with special guest, Attorney Susan Saladoff, from the law firm of Davis, Hearn, Saladoff, Bridges & Visser in Ashland, Oregon and past President of the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice for a discussion about these important issues of tort claims and much more.
A birth injury is any sort of injury that a child sustains, or suffers, during the process of birth often resulting in a lawsuit. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen with co–host and Ringler Associate from the Louisville, Kentucky office Cindy L. Chanley, as they report from the 2007 AAJ Convention in Chicago. Ringler Radio welcomes expert guest, Attorney Paul Casi, partner in the firm of Hoffman & Casi PLLC located in Louisville, Kentucky, to discuss the definition of a birth injury, determining the standard of care, birth trauma, birth injury malpractice claims and the role of representing the child. Don’t miss this important discussion.
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.
Ringler Radio – Join our host, Larry Cohen of Ringler Associates for an interesting discussion separating the marketing hype from reality on “pseudo” structured trusts. We’re fortunate to have as special guests to help us sort through these issues, Tom Hawkins, MassMutual Settlement Solutions Chief Operating Officer and Tim Denehy, Trust & Estate Consultant with the MassMutual Trust Company. You won’t find this important information and expertise anywhere else!
Join Ringler Radio co-hosts, Larry Cohen and Mike Casey from the 2005 ATLA Convention in Toronto with a talk show you can’t afford to miss! Among many topics, well-known Chicago Attorney Jeffrey M. Goldberg, President of Trial Lawyers For Public Justice, discusses tort reform on a political platform nationally. Its a discussion every American lawyer needs to hear. Hear the latest from Ringler Associate Pat Farber, Partner of the firm. Also hear special guest, Attorney Bryan Crews, a national litigator from the Florida firm of CREWS & BODIFORD, P.A, who tells an all too familiar story of a case in which the plaintiff’s fiance’ who takes off with settlement cash!