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Allison Edwards has experience in civil and commercial litigation, and routinely litigates matters in state and federal courts. She currently focuses her practice on general liability, premises liability and product liability defense, including catastrophic personal injury litigation. She has defended manufacturers, including automotive, consumer, commercial and industrial clients in occupational injury and personal injury litigation.

Courts across the country are beginning to consider the argument that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) serves as a vehicle to limit a plaintiff’s claim for future medical damages. Plaintiffs often use exaggerated life care plans with significant damage calculations to support their future medical damages in catastrophic injury cases. In general, life care plans do not fairly consider a plaintiff’s entitlement to health insurance coverage, and assume that the alleged future medical care expenses are to be paid out-of-pocket by the plaintiff.
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