Two bills have recently passed the Arizona state legislature modifying the application of the collateral source rule — a law that prevents a jury from considering outside payments or benefits when calculating its own award of...more
In Howell v Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc. (2011) 52 Cal.4th 541 the California Supreme Court decided that a plaintiff’s recovery for past medical expenses is limited to the amount paid for the medical expenses after any...more
In Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc. the California Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff’s recovery of medical damages is limited to the amount paid by the plaintiff’s health insurer and accepted by the health care...more
Originally published in the Tennessee Bar Association - December 1, 2012.
Taking Another Look at Fye v. Kennedy -
Damages in tort law are designed to compensate for injury and, in the words of one court, “only for...more
In a recent decision that was designated for publication, the Kentucky Court of Appeals held that, while a plaintiff is permitted to introduce into evidence the full amount of medical bills incurred for treatment of injuries...more