On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Ringler colleague, Jim Early, Senior Vice President-Eastern Region out of New Hampshire and Dan Durbin, President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association, to take a look at NSSTA’s initiatives in the new year. They will discuss structured attorney fees, factoring and the special emphasis on educating plaintiffs about the security and value of structured settlements.
Seeing the people of Haiti suffer from the effects of a devastating earthquake is heart-wrenching. On Lawyer2Lawyer, co-host Attorney J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Brian Concannon Jr., Director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) and Ben Hemingway, Deputy Director of Operations for International Medical Corps, to discuss the enormous response by the medical profession and what lawyers are doing or can do to help. At the top of the show, Craig chats with Dan Rea, host of the radio talk show, NightSide on WBZ 1030 radio in Boston, about the historic election in Massachusetts.
The sport of golf serves not only as a social outing for many in the legal community, but also is a way to make business connections and to network with clients on the course. But what we don’t often think about is some pesticides used on golf courses may be causing potential health and environmental hazards. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Jay Feldman, Executive Director of Beyond Pesticides, to take a look at the issues, the data and the goal to find a safer alternative for those who love the sport of golf.
Over the past year, the legal community has been dogged by a down economy resulting in layoffs, pay cuts and lack of jobs from the largest law firms down to the smallest law firms. What does this mean for law students? On Lawyer2Lawyer, co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Professor William D. Henderson from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Dr. Silvia Hodges from Fordham University School of Law, to discuss what law students need to learn while in school, the present legal job market and what the future holds for law students when they graduate from law school.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recently reported that there is a “strong association” between homes built with Chinese drywall and levels of hydrogen sulfide in the indoor air. In this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Ervin A. Gonzalez, partner at Colson Hicks Eidson and Attorney Jerrold S. Parker, Managing Partner with the firm Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, to talk about the latest in Chinese drywall litigation. They will discuss the recent CPSC report, the property and health issues and next steps for homeowners.
As we come to the end of a tough economic year, we take note of some of the effects of the recession, one of which is homelessness on the rise. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Attorney Steve Binder, a deputy public defender with the San Diego Office of the Public Defender and founder of the Homeless Court Program and Attorney Maria Foscarinis, founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, to discuss the issues, including the jobless rate impact and the legal requirements of cities and towns to cope with homelessness.
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As of January 1, 2010, there will be new rules pertaining to Medicare compliance. In this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Benjamin M. Basista from the law firm of Burns, White & Hickton, to look at the new rules regarding Medicare compliance and how they relate to the railroad industry. Larry and Ben will explore the Medicare reporting process, the issue of medical liens and how it all relates to the railroad industry.
In the earlier 1990s, railroad workers claimed symptoms of what their lawyers call toxic encephalopathy. Ultimately, scores of lawsuits were filed in northern West Virginia in which those railroad employees sought compensation from the railroad. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney James W.Turner from the firm Huddleston Bolen to discuss the groundbreaking railroad case: Carter, et al v. CSX Transportation, Inc. Larry and Jim will explore this controversial solvent study and how a Judge’s ruling in various Daubert hearings took center stage when it came to these cases.
“Civil Gideon” is now law in the state of California providing counsel to those who cannot afford an attorney in civil cases, predominantly child custody cases and foreclosures. On Lawyer2Lawyer, co-host and attorney, Bob Ambrogi welcomes Attorney Robert L. Rothman, partner of the firm Arnall Golden Gregory LLP and Attorney James J. Brosnahan, senior partner with Morrison & Foerster and member of the California Commission on Access to Justice, to take a look at the impact of this new law in California and how it could potentially change the legal system nationwide.
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The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution gives us protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. But what about a search of your email – is it afforded the same protection? Co-hosts and attorneys J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Orin S. Kerr , Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School and Jason Paroff Esq., Director of Computer Forensics Operations with the ESI Consulting practice at Kroll Ontrack to look at the recent opinion handed down by U.S. District Judge Mosman with respect to the Fourth Amendment and email along with our experts’ look at what can be retrieved and used in court when it comes to email.
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