PA Superior Court Upholds Collateral Source Rule

Posted on: February 9th, 2015       Attorney Thomas Newell

In January of 2015, the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld PA’s collateral source rule, a vital protection for all Pennsylvania personal injury victims. The Appeals Court confirmed that it is illegal for defendants to attempt to present into evidence payments made by others for the victim’s medical expenses. Deeds v. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Pa. Super 2015)