The Affordable Care Act was supposed to make health insurance more affordable however, recent market developments as well as projected rate increases for coming renewals present challenges to using ACA policies as a means to mitigate damages during settlement negotiation. Claims and Litigation Management Suggested Use of ACA to Mitigate Damages in Your Personal Injury […]
The collateral source rule bars the admissibility of evidence at trial to show that a plaintiff’s losses have been compensated from other sources, such as the plaintiff’s insurance or workers compensation. The collateral source rule is a state by state thing.
Like many people my initial interest in the Affordable Care Act was to determine how it affected me. In my case however, my ACA interest is both personal (being subject to the individual purchase mandate) and as a settlement professional (an interest in how the provisions of the ACA affect the funding of future damages […]