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Collateral-source rule



It's under discussion in Kansas, where the legislature is considering allowing juries to hear about insurance sources that may already have covered a plaintiff's injury. "States are split on the issue -- 24 have laws allowing courts to consider outside payments in judgments and 26 don't, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies."

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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