Ringler Radio’s special guest is Megan O’Neil, project manager for the World Institute on Disability’s “Access to Assets” program. Following a car accident in 1995, Megan has been a paraplegic wheelchair user. At the suggestion of her attorney, she structured her settlement to provide for her financial future. Megan discusses her role as project manager, her experience as a beneficiary of a structured settlement and her goal to assist accident victims with their financial planning. She is an inspiration! Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Traci Kaas, from the Newport Beach, CA office of Ringler Associates, as they report from the 2007 NSSTA Annual Meeting and Conference in Toronto.
The Plaintiff Bar and the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) have a longstanding relationship critical to helping clients make the best financial choices after an award in a lawsuit. In fact 70% of plaintiff attorneys indicate they retain a structured settlement consultant to assist in the negotiations of claims settlements. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Tom Murray from Ringler Associates, with special guests, J.P. Steele, President of NSSTA and Randy Dyer, NSSTA Executive Vice President. Listen and hear about a new survey NSSTA commissioned on plaintiff lawyers and structured settlements.
“Structured settlements are one of the great financial benefits that the federal government allows for injury victims and dependents in wrongful death cases,” says incoming NSSTA President J.P. Steele at the annual NSSTA meeting. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Tom Murray from Ringler Associates for an important discussion with Steele as a special guest interview on this show at the NSSTA meeting in Puerto Rico. Hear about the goals and challenges ahead for NSSTA such as legislative initiatives, educational outreach, broker relations and other industry priorities.
The job of a settlement broker often goes beyond the actual settlement transaction. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen, head of Northeast Operations for Ringler Associates, and his colleague, Pat Farber, manager of Ringler’s Western region based in California, as they discuss a very important topic for anyone involved in personal injury litigation. Attorneys and their clients will want to know the latest about ‘factoring’ companies and what laws are in place to educate and protect plaintiffs. Our special guest on this show is Randy Dyer, the Executive Vice President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association, the leading settlement industry organization nationwide. It is vital information for anyone involved in a settlement award!