WCAB Case: Esther Argumaniz Robledo vs. San Diego Unified School District

Date: 01/05/16 No: 2016-3 ADJ 8017329 Significance CostFirst prevents a Surgery Center from passing on the cost of their third party vendor providers by splitting the bill and submitting charges from two separate entities. Hearing: Lien Trial 03/02/16, before Honorable Linda Atcherley, SDO ...

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WCAB Case: Ubalba Casares vs. William Bolthouse Farms

Date: 06/17/16 No: 2016-7 ADJ 8462905 Significance CostFirst defeats five liens at a Lien Trial by demonstrating our knowledge of admissible evidence. The WCJ relied on our Trial Brief in formulating his decision regarding the applicability of an MPN. Hearing: Lien Trial 02/19/19, submitted 3/18/16, Honorable Robert...

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WCAB Case: Lawrence Smith vs. San Diego Unified School District

Date: 01/05/16 No: 2016-5 WCAB Case: ADJ 6965078 Significance CostFirst settles for a “de minimus” amount by demonstrating that the lien claimant cannot meet their evidentiary burden of proof. Hearing: Lien Conference 06/08/16, Honorable Andrew Shorenstein. SDO Lien-claimant(s)...

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WCAB Case: Edward Begley vs. SGS United States Testing

Date: 06/08/16 No: 2016-6 ADJ 1038684 Significance CostFirst utilizes the special expertise of our expert witness to separate unrelated services and charges from those for a lung transplant caused by asbestos exposure. Hearing: Second Lien Conference before Honorable Mary Ann Thompson in Long Beach ...

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WCAB Case: Esther Argumaniz Robledo vs. San Diego Unified School District

Date: 01/05/16 No: 2016-1 WCAB Case: ADJ 8017329 Significance CostFirst uses its proprietary HEAT™ database to thwart a lien claimant’s attempt to “double dip” and collect on previously resolved services by using another name and TIN. Hearing: Lien Trial 01/05/16, before...

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