Monthly Archives: January 2018

KNOWLEDGE IS THE KEY THAT UNLOCKS ALL DOORS: Follow Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer Deeper into the Matrix of Subrogation Via Social Media

The vagaries and complexity of nationwide subrogation have, for many lawyers and insurance professionals, made keeping current with changing subrogation law in all 50 states an arduous and laborious task — the subrogation equivalent of Sisyphus rolling the stone up … Learn More

Train Wreck Damages Cap May Impede Subrogation Recovery In Rail Disaster Cases

The Amtrak Cascades 501 departed Seattle on its inaugural voyage on the morning of December 18, 2017. Just after 7:30 a.m., the train derailed at high speed in DuPont, Washington, causing three fatalities, dozens of injuries, and widespread destruction. Government reports … Learn More

Medical Billing, Insurance Write-Offs, And The Collateral Source Rule

Recovery of Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Actions Generally To recover damages for past medical expenses in a personal injury lawsuit, a plaintiff must present evidence and prove that the medical expenses incurred were both “reasonable” and “necessary.” For more than … Learn More