Early last year, I wrote about the split among the Texas courts of appeals on whether mandamus relief is available to challenge a trial court’s ruling striking a Section 18.001 counteraffidavit. Civil Practice and Remedies Code Section 18.001 counteraffidavits are used by defendants to contest the reasonableness and necessity of a claimant’s affidavit proof of
Past Medical Expenses
The Impact of Medical Lien Funding on Past Medical Expenses “Actually Paid or Incurred”
By Helen Hutton on
Posted in Damages, Opinions & Judgments, Past Medical Expenses
Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Section 41.0105 limits recoveries of medical care expenses by an injured claimant to those expenses actually paid or incurred by or on behalf of the claimant. A number of appellate decisions have addressed what this paid-or-incurred language means in different contexts. The opinion in Katy Springs Manufacturing, Inc.