Under what conditions can a conversation be recorded?

Question Details: A family member rear-ended an attorney with little damage to his vehicle. He received no apparent injury at the time but is now suing for a higher amount than what insurance covers. If I record a conversation with him and myself during a "consultation" and get evidence of him not being injured, can I provide that as evidence? Or at the very least, can I share the audio with a local news station? This is causing my family member a lot of stress and I would like to help.

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