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Medical Bills

  • Verdict for the Defense

    As a trial recap, the plaintiff, Danais Santana, asserted that she has $17,000 in medical bills as a result of an October 2009 accident. The Plaintiff filed, years ago, and before any of these people were involved, a proposal for settlement for $4,250. Therefore, if this plaintiff received a verdict totaling roughly $5,500, our insured would be exposed to...

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  • Alert: Plaintiffs allowed to “blackboard” medical bills?

    Alert:  The First District Court of Appeal in Nationwide Mutual v. Harrell has created yet another conflict in the ongoing saga as to whether or not a Plaintiff is allowed to “blackboard” his or her outstanding medical bills when those same bills have been paid by a collateral source as outlined by Florida Statute Section 768.76. The Harrell court deter...

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