[Editor’s note. As noted earlier, due to the high direct and indirect costs of unfocused and overly broad discovery, I have decided to examine in depth the various issues that most contribute to unnecessary and excessive discovery costs. First up is medical records acquisition and review costs. Below is the second piece on this issue by my colleague, Don Douglass. Don is an experienced reviewer/auditor of legal bills and is a former insurance defense lawyer with over 30 years of experience. John Conlon]
Controlling Medical Records Acquisition & Review Costs
Donald D. Douglass
This blog piece addresses the second consideration: overbilling for the work done to acquire medical records and how to identify the overbilling.
[A complete copy of this blog piece is available for clients fo LegalBillAudit.com. To obtain a copy, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.]