The judge’s decision in a recent federal case illustrates why lawyers need to understand state law regarding the proof required to recover medical expenses. The plaintiffs in a wrongful death case hoped to obtain partial...

When patients with managed care plans see an out-of-plan provider, they may be shocked when they are billed for a portion of services that their health insurer refuses to pay. Physicians can be just as...

The extent to which defendants were entitled to use medical billing experts to challenge the reasonableness of claimed medical expenses was unclear until a recent decision of the Texas Supreme Court. In a case involving...

Lawyers who use medical billing experts to question or support the reasonableness of medical billings must anticipate objections to the expert testimony. A common objection, regardless of an expert’s field of expertise, is that the...

Both the plaintiff and the defense can benefit from the testimony of a medical billing expert in a personal injury case. Plaintiffs who want to recover medical expenses as part of their damages must often...