Plaintiffs lawyers are celebrating the second appeal court ruling in seven months that lets individuals recover the full cost of medical care even if the insurer paid only a smaller, negotiated amount.

The ruling by San Francisco’s 1st District Court of Appeal was handed down Thursday, adding support to an opinion issued by the 4th District’s San Diego branch in November. The California Supreme Court granted review in the latter case by a unanimous vote in March.

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