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Conversations with leading trial lawyers and settlement professionals on topics ranging from the litigation process, settlement planning for plaintiffs, tax planning for attorneys, and future innovations in the legal and insurance industries. Brought to you by Independent Life, the only plaintiff focused structured settlement provider, and hosted by Chris Bua and Courtney Barber. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed on the Settlement Nation podcast are those of the guests, and not necessarily those of Independent Life or its affiliates.

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Conversations with leading trial lawyers and settlement professionals on topics ranging from the litigation process, settlement planning for plaintiffs, tax planning for attorneys, and future innovations in the legal and insurance industries. Brought to you by Independent Life, the only plaintiff focused structured settlement provider, and hosted by Chris Bua and Courtney Barber. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed on the Settlement Nation podcast are those of the guests, and not necessarily those of Independent Life or its affiliates.

    Why the Work Always Wins with Trial Lawyer Olivier Taillieu

    Why the Work Always Wins with Trial Lawyer Olivier Taillieu

    #16: In this episode of Settlement Nation we sit down with Olivier Taillieu, a partner of The Dominguez Firm and a distinguished and respected trial attorney. He has tried and won multiple jury trials in his outstanding career, and has recovered tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients, including a $29,000,000 verdict in a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) case involving a pedestrian. We discuss his expertise in this area, the factors he considers when choosing cases and why doing the work always wins.

    • 22 min
    Fearless Advocacy with Trial Lawyer Bethany Schneider

    Fearless Advocacy with Trial Lawyer Bethany Schneider

    #15: In this episode of Settlement Nation we chat with Bethany Schneider, a trial attorney and the founder of Schneider Injury Law. We discuss what it was like branching out on her own, after years trying high-stakes personal injury and wrongful death cases for huge corporations. We also talk about the importance of marketing as an attorney and how she has leveraged platforms to build her brand awareness, the challenges she faces as a female in this industry, as well as breaking down her 5.5M jury verdict case from 2019, where she obtained full justice for her client after they suffered a permanent traumatic brain injury.

    • 21 min
    A Case of Justice with Trial Lawyer Greyson Goody

    A Case of Justice with Trial Lawyer Greyson Goody

    #14: In this episode of Settlement Nation we sit down with Greyson Goody, a partner and senior trial attorney at the Simon Law Group, who has obtained over $40 million in jury verdicts. We discuss the advantages of being a younger trial attorney, how he is leveraging technology in this industry and his strategy behind using marketing and branding to reach a bigger audience. We also take a deep dive into the Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics case, where Greyson takes listeners through each step of this trial, which resulted in a jury verdict in Mr. Pebley’s favor, awarding him $3,644,000.

    • 56 min
    Confessions of a Former Defense Attorney (Part 3)

    Confessions of a Former Defense Attorney (Part 3)

    #13 (Part 3): In the final episode of this multiple part series of Settlement Nation, I chat with Jason Neville from the Spence Law Firm and Jakob Norman from Trial Lawyers for Justice – both respected and seasoned plaintiff trial lawyers, who started their careers working for the defense. In this episode, we cover questions sent in by our listeners, as well as demand letters / settlement opportunities, policy limit demands, reinsurance and carrier responses.

    • 59 min
    Confessions of a Former Defense Attorney (Part 2)

    Confessions of a Former Defense Attorney (Part 2)

    #12 (Part 2): In this multiple part series of Settlement Nation, I chat with Jason Neville from the Spence Law Firm and Jakob Norman from Trial Lawyers for Justice – both respected and seasoned plaintiff trial lawyers, who started their careers working for the defense. In this episode, we cover the anatomy of a defense attorney, how they view cases, their relationship with insurance adjusters and the challenges of defending personal injury cases. // Stay tuned for Part 3.

    • 45 min
    Confessions of a Former Defense Attorney (Part 1)

    Confessions of a Former Defense Attorney (Part 1)

    #11 (Part 1): In this multiple part series of Settlement Nation, I chat with Jason Neville from the Spence Law Firm and Jakob Norman from Trial Lawyers for Justice – both respected and seasoned plaintiff trial lawyers, who started their careers working for the defense. In this episode, we take you behind the scenes of the defense perspective; discussing the inner workings of the defense counsel, insurance adjusters, their tactics, how they build their cases and how you can leverage this knowledge to maximize your case values and get more money - more often. // Stay tuned for Part 2.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

HuntingtonParkSocks ,

Very informative

I loved your conversations with Jason Neville! Very great stuff. Have him back on.

Jim Avery ,

Great podcast

I enjoyed listening to great lawyers like Keith Bruno and Dan Schaar.

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