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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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Third Circuit Rejects Argument That Plaintiff Was Not Required to Reimburse Medicare for Medical Expenses Incurred for Accident

By on August 21, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
Third Circuit Rejects Argument That Plaintiff Was Not Required to Reimburse Medicare for Medical Expenses Incurred for Accident

Plaintiff Cecilia Taransky appealed to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, claiming that she was not required to reimburse Medicare for conditional medical expenses advanced on her behalf as a result of a trip and fall accident. In Taransky v. Sec’y of the United States HHS, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 14408 (3rd Cir. 2014), the […]

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