Collateral Source Rule Reform: HB 2693 (1988).
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, where
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, where damages exceed $150,000. Provides for awards to be offset when the court assigns comparative fault. The statute allowing evidence of collateral source benefits where claimant demands judgment for damages in excess of $150,000 violated the equal protection provision of the State Constitution. Thompson v. KFB Insurance Co., 850 P.2d 773 (Kan. 1993).
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