Minnesota Supreme Court allows insureds to double dip and recover medical expenses under the No-Fault Act after recovering the same expenses in a prior negligence actions.
The Minnesota Supreme Court held this week in State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Lennartson that the Minnesota No-Fault Act does not bar an insured from double dipping and recovering basic economic loss benefits already recovered in a prior negligence action. The court also held that collateral estoppel did not bar the double recovery. Read more here.