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collateral source rule

Mar 7, 2016

Rule change for personal-injury cases hits roadblock

Once again, the state Legislature has proved a dead end for bills that would have eliminated a long-established rule that critics argued allowed plaintiffs in personal-injury cases to obtain "phantom damages."

Jun 28, 2012

Evidence — collateral source rule

2010AP258 Weborg v. Jenny

Mar 7, 2012

Insurance — collateral source rule

2009AP2848 Orlowski v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.

Jun 29, 2011

2010AP1773 Blumenfeld v. Jeans

Insurance Subrogation; collateral source rule

Jun 2, 2011

2010AP258 Weborg, et al. v. Jenny, et al.

Torts Medical malpractice; collateral source rule; alternative treatments; jury instructions Theresa Weborg and her children, who are the surviving spouse and children of William Weborg, appeal judgments finding in favor of Dr. Joseph Rebhan, Dr. Donald Jenny and Dr. Erik Borgnes on the Weborgs’ medical malpractice actions against them. The Weborgs contend they are entitled […]

May 24, 2011

2009AP1669 Fischer v. Steffen

Torts Subrogation; collateral source rule The collateral source rule does not entitle plaintiffs to recover the value of their insurer’s subrogation claim, when the insurer lost at arbitration. “In the present case, the arbitration panel found (and the insurers agreed) that the defendant was not causally negligent, and in the context of that finding the […]

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