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).
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
ATRA reports West Virginia attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA announces two Utah candidates for attorney general signing its AG transparency code pledge.
A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.