Judge: Collateral Source Rule Should Not Apply In CERCLA Cases
(November 13, 2015, 12:31 PM EST) -- MILWAUKEE — A plaintiff company in a cost-recovery suit brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act must disclose amounts of money it has received from its insurance company and other indemnitors and cannot shield the information under the collateral source rule, a federal judge in Wisconsin ruled Nov. 10 (Appvion Inc., et al. v. P.H. Glatfelter Co., et al., No. 08-C-16, E.D. Wis.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152456).
(Opinion available. Document #08-151211-013Z.)
U.S. Judge William C. Griesbach of the Eastern District of Wisconsin...