Collateral Source Rule Does Not Apply to Medicare Payments

  In an opinion out of Delaware, Stayton v. Delaware Health Corporation, et.al, 2015 WL 3654325 (June 12, 2015), Delaware’s Supreme Court found that the collateral source rule does not apply to payments made by Medicare. The collateral source rule generally means...

Texas court limits amount of medical bills that can be awarded at trial

Most states follow the rule that a plaintiff can recover more than what an insurer pays when it comes to medical bills paid related to the incident. However, a growing number of states are beginning to consider the practical application of rules limiting such awards...