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Is a doctor's diagnosis in clinical notes, made without a confirmatory test, admissible evidence in an assault case in California?

My doctor diagnosed me with a mild concussion based on my symptoms. However, they did not order a confirmatory test due to contraindications. Would this be considered hearsay, and would it be ...
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Does a defamatory statement have to be public?

Yes I can write in my diary as much smack about you as I want. I can call you up and read my diary to you. I can attach it to an email and send it to you. It isn’t defamation until I give it to ...
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Must medical providers initiate a refund when they charge a customer more than the insurance-adjusted amount?

They’re not entitled to keep it, but you do have to ask It’s important to remember Hanlon’s razor in these circumstances: never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. ...
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