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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.

    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
    The Champion's Way with Trial Lawyer Arash Homampour

    The Champion's Way with Trial Lawyer Arash Homampour

    #10: In this episode of Settlement Nation we chat with Arash Homampour, a trial attorney and the owner of the the Homampour Firm in California, representing individuals in catastrophic injury/wrongful death, employment and insurance bad faith matters. Arash shares his success of obtaining between $2.5 million to $60 million in trial results in the last 5 years for his clients, as well as how he was an innovator in leveraging technology in the courtroom. We also discuss the secrets behind his big verdicts and what he does differently than other trial attorneys that lead to these results.

    • 25 min
    Combat & the Courtroom with Plaintiff Attorney Jim Avery

    Combat & the Courtroom with Plaintiff Attorney Jim Avery

    #9: In this episode of Settlement Nation we chat with Jim Avery, a plaintiff attorney and the owner of Avery Injury Law in Missouri. Jim is a three-time combat veteran in the United States Marine Corps and Army National Guard, touring both Iraq and Afghanistan. Jim shares his story about serving in units that performed IED destruction missions and how he thrives under pressure, both in and out of the courtroom. He also covers what it was like to receive a $1 million settlement in his second year practising law, using techniques he learnt from Running with the Bulls, as well as advice he has for other newer attorneys.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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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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