Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Defendants Are Not Required to Offer Expert Testimony for the Admittance of Medical Write-Offs to Prove the Reasonableness of Medical Expenses

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On October 24, 2013, the Ohio Supreme Court overturned a Ninth District Court of Appeals decision, Moretz v. Muakkassa, 2012­Ohio­1177, in which the appellate court upheld a trial court order that a defendant must offer expert testimony to prove the reasonableness of medical charges based upon the amount of “write­offs” on medical bills. . . 2013 – Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Defendants Are Not Required to Offer Expert Testimony for the Admittance of Medical Write-Offs to Prove the Reasonableness of Medical Expenses