The Dispute about Damage for Delay according to Japanese Medical Insurance for Senior Elders
Since April 2008, the Medical Insurance for Seniors which are elder than 75-year-old has been held in Japan according to Act of Medical Security for Seniors. The plaintiff in this case was medical Koiki Rengo had authority for giving insurance identifications, deciding the insurance fee and the charge for medical treatments. It subrogated the insurant injured in a car accident to claimed on compensation for damage to the accused. The legal issue was the confirmation of the beginning of delayed damage. While the plaintiff argued that the delayed damage should begin on the day the accident happened, the court of second instance took the day after the service of complaint as the beginning of being delayed. However, the supreme court stood for the day after the giving medical benefit.