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Use of Medical Funding Companies Opens Pandora’s Box to Impugn Treater’s Testimony

Use of Medical Funding Companies Opens Pandora’s Box to Impugn Treater’s Testimony The plaintiff in a slip and fall case sought to exclude evidence at trial in federal court related to her use of a third-party company that referred her to treating physicians and purchased her medical debt at a discounted rate. In a move that sidesteps the collateral source rule, the Eleventh Circuit held defendants may introduce evidence of a plaintiff’s use of medical funding companies in personal injury cases. The court

Source: Use of Medical Funding Companies Opens Pandora’s Box to Impugn Treater’s Testimony

2018