Tag Archives: comparative fault

Hadden v. U.S.

U.S. v. Hadden No. 1:08-CV-10, 2009 WL 2423114 (D. W.D. Ky, Aug. 6, 2009) This case involved a pedestrian plaintiff, Mr. Hadden, who was struck by a utility truck as he was walking on a sidewalk. The accident was caused when an unidentified driver ran a stop sign thereby cutting off the utility truck causing […]

Zinman v. Shalala

Zinman v. Shalala 67 F.3d 841 (9th Cir. 1995) The Zinman case involved a class action law suit filed by Medicare beneficiaries challenging the amount of Medicare‚Äôs conditional payment recovery in the context of discounted third party tort (liability) settlements. The beneficiaries sued the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) arguing that under the […]