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Collateral Source Rule

Plaintiff Limited on Admissibility of Medical Bills to Amounts Paid by Medicare

By on October 7, 2016 in Collateral Source Rule with 0 Comments

Plaintiffs always want to present to a jury the full amount of medical bills incurred in an accident with the hope that it will increase the amount of their pain and suffering award. Based upon the collateral source rule, N.J.S.A. 2A:15-97, medical bills paid by insurance may be introduced into evidence but then must be […]

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NJ Court Finds that Expenses Paid Pursuant to Med Pay Coverage Are Subject to Collateral Source Rule and Are Not Recoverable in a Subsequent Subrogation Action

This Law Division case involved a novel question as to whether costs and expenses paid pursuant to an insured’s Extended Medical Expense Coverage (“Med-Pay”) are subject to the collateral source rule and, hence, not recoverable in a subsequent subrogation action. Although there is case law on whether Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) benefits can be subrogated, […]

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