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Tort/Negligence – Bills Discharged In Bankruptcy – No Double Recovery (access required)

In her personal injury suit, plaintiff is precluded from recovering for medical expenses that have been discharged in bankruptcy because the collateral source rule allowing double recovery should not apply to create an incentive to file bankruptcy. By allowing an injured party to recover from a tortfeasor despite the party's recovery from another source, the collateral ...

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