In the News Today - January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017

Missouri Collateral Source Bill Will Receive Vote on Wednesday: The Missouri Senate Government Reform Committee heard testimony on Senator Ed Emery’s collateral source rule change bill (SB 31), which would have parties in injury cases present the actual cost of medical care, instead of its value when calculating the damages owed by a defendant. The committee will vote on SB 31 in an executive session Wednesday. (The Missouri Times)

Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein Likely Nominee for Deputy Attorney General: President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Rod Rosenstein for the job of deputy attorney general. If confirmed, Rosenstein will take the number two spot at the Justice Department. (Reuters)