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Another court applies the collateral source rule By Robert T. Park Bench and Bar, March 2008 The April 2007 decision in Wills v. Foster held that, when Medicare and Medicaid discount the recoverable medical bills, the plaintiff will receive a comparably reduced recovery. Another district of the appellate court has now weighed in on the same question with a contrary ruling.
Another court applies the collateral source rule By Robert T. Park Civil Practice and Procedure, January 2008 The April 2007 decision in Wills v. Foster held that when Medicare and Medicaid discount the recoverable medical bills, the plaintiff will receive a comparably reduced recovery. Another district of the appellate court has now weighed in on the same question with a contrary ruling.
The Collateral Source Rule and Vehicle Photos: Two Recent Cases By Robert T. Park Civil Practice and Procedure, May 2007 Two decisions were handed down recently by the Illinois appellate court that are important to personal injury practitioners.