California’s Second Appellate District Court Reaffirms The Howell-Corenbaum Rule And Expands The Scope Of Medical Lien Related Discovery.

A recent ruling by the Second Appellate District has reiterated its support for Howell v. Hamilton and Corenbaum v. Lampkin, while expanding the permissible scope of discovery into third party medical liens. The Dodd court held that evidence of the amount paid by a third party to purchase a medical lien from the treatment provider is relevant to the determination of the reasonable value of the services provided regardless of whether the information itself is actually admissible. More…

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A recent ruling by the Second Appellate District has reiterated its support for Howell v. Hamilton and Corenbaum v. Lampkin, while expanding the permissible scope of discovery into third party medical liens. The Dodd court held that evidence of the amount paid by a third party to purchase a medical lien from the treatment provider […]