Through Karl Mulvaney and Jessica Whelan, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP (BGD) obtained a significant victory on the appeal of a closely watched case of great import to all personal injury cases throughout Indiana – where the dispute was over what damages information regarding medical payments could be presented to the jury.  The plaintiff wanted to limit the damages amount to the amount billed, but the defense wanted to present the amount paid by the Healthy Indiana Plan and accepted by the medical providers – based upon the 2009 case of Stanley v. Walker, 906 N.E.2d 852 (Ind. 2009).  Plaintiff’s asserted that Stanley only applied to private insurance payments and not to Healthy Indiana plans, or Medicare and Medicaid payments.  After losing the argument in the trial court and Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court agreed that Stanley did apply – and thus the jury could consider the lower/discount amounts actually paid.  Mulvaney and Whelan represented State Farm on behalf of the defendant Mary Patchett in the appeal.