In a watershed ruling by the Supreme Court of Delaware, Dawn Courtney Doherty and Brett Norton successfully established new Delaware law that limits the amount of medical special damages that a plaintiff may recover to the actual amount paid by Medicare, rather than the much higher amount billed. In a unanimous, en banc decision, the Supreme Court of Delaware affirmed the trial judge’s grant of our client’s motion for judgment on the pleadings holding that the collateral source rule does not allow plaintiffs to admit into evidence or recover the amount billed, but only the amount paid. This victory establishes a significant limitation of potentially recoverable damages in Delaware. In the instant case, the ruling reduced plaintiff’s boardable medical specials from $3,683,797.11 to $262,550.17 – a reduction of more than 13 times the amount billed.