North County Lawyer Magazine Publishes Meyers Fozi Comment on New Case Regarding Admissibility of Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Cases

Carlsbad, California – August 1, 2013.  In the August 2013 edition of North County Lawyer magazine, the North County Bar Association published an article authored by Neal Meyers and Jeremy Dwork.  The article addresses new law created by a California Court of Appeal relating to the admissibility of medical expense billing information at trial when something […]

New Case Alert: Corenbaum v. Lampkin – California Court Holds Total Medical Expenses Billed Are Inadmissible to Prove Non-Economic and Future Medical Damages Under the Hanif / Howell Rule

Good News for the Defense: The Howell / Hanif Rule has been expanded in Corenbaum v. Lampkin. In Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, the California Supreme Court held that an injured plaintiff whose medical expenses are paid by a private insurer cannot recover damages for past medical expenses greater than the amount that the private insurer actually paid for the services, notwithstanding […]

New Case Alert: California Court Rules Manner of Paying Automotive Service Personnel Must Change

Carlsbad, California – April 9, 2013.  A California Appellate Court recently held that the manner in which automotive service and repair technicians are paid must change. For years, much of the automotive repair and service industry has relied on a consistent method of paying technicians – they pay for work actually performed.  To do this, the industry has […]