Fla. Appeals Court Reverses Decision, Says Evidence Of Full Medicare Rates Allowed

Fla. Appeals Court Reverses Decision, Says Evidence Of Full Medicare Rates Allowed

LAKELAND, Fla. - In a personal injury case stemming from an automobile accident, a Florida appeals court on June 21 held that a trial court erred in not allowing an insurance company to introduce evidence that future medical expenses could be calculated at lower reimbursement rates under the Medicare program (State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. John Joerg Jr., individually and as natural father and guardian of Luke Augustine Joerg, Nos. 2D11-6229, 2D12-1246, Fla. App., 2nd Dist.; 2013 Fla. App. LEXIS 9840).

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