Blog Archives

SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT REGARDING THE NEW YORK COLLATERAL SOURCE/SUBROGATION BILL

As was previously reported, New York Governor Paterson has signed a bill which purports to eliminate the alleged windfall of double recoveries to plaintiffs which were alleged to have resulted from the common-law Collateral Source Rule, which enabled collateral source

Tagged with:
Posted in Uncategorized

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee Recommendations Regarding Subrogation

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee developed Recommendation 240 which would have amended Pa.R.C.P. 1020 to require that all claims arising from the same property loss be bought in a single action, even where there are different claimants

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Analysis of Katrina Opinion re: MRGO Claims

A Louisiana federal court issued a decision this week that may affect thousands of claims in the ongoing Hurricane Katrina litigation. After a 19 day bench trial for five flood victims that filed suit against the United States Army Corps

Tagged with:
Posted in Uncategorized

New York Legislature Passes Anti-Subrogation Law

New York Governor Paterson signed into law New York State Bill A40002, which amends CPLR 4545, New York’s Collateral Source Rule.  The bill has many aspects, some of which relate to municipal health benefit plans which are not directly germane

Tagged with:
Posted in Uncategorized
Subscribe To Our Posts

Email:

Cozen O’Connor Blogs