June 8, 2020
Tomas Rubio – Win POG 187870817-001
The lien of Peralta Hills was disallowed as they could not meet their burden to establish that they were the service provider, entitlement to payment.
January 21, 2020
Lien Claimant Bell Community Medical Group
TAKE NOTHING – The court’s decision was based on the claim being barred by Labor Code §3600 (a)(10) as filed post term.
January 8, 2020
CostFirst announces first win of 2020. The applicant had an admitted injury in July 2014. The applicant returned to work full duties and was discharged. The applicant then requested…
July 1, 2019
Bill Reynolds and Mark Sersansie first learned about one of the most outrageous medical frauds in California history nearly a decade ago.
March 29, 2019
TAKE NOTHING – The court found that Liberty Medical Group did not meet its burden of proof in regard to the issue of whether the report from Dr. Phan was a medical-legal report.
TAKE NOTHING – WCAB Judge, the Honorable Thomas Maupin, ruled that provider Orange County Global Medical Center did not meet its burden of proof regarding medical treatment…
Court found that VQ OrthoCare failed to meet its burden to prove the IF unit was reasonable per the M.T.U.S. guidelines…
Court found Joyce Altman Interpreters’ petitions were invalid due to digital signatures vs. “wet” signatures. Costs and fees were ordered…
Appeals Board found that the Fremont Surgery Center was subject to IBR and no threshold issues existed necessitating WCAB intervention…
The Deputy Commissioner for the State of California Department of Insurance, George Mueller, sends a heartfelt thank you letter…
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.
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.
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.
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…
CostFirst settles for a “de minimus” amount by demonstrating that the lien claimant cannot meet their evidentiary burden of proof.