Expert Witness Fees & Conditions
Tax ID# 540682674
Rates current as of 10-29-2013.
Our availability for travel may be limited. Travel arrangements must be made 60 days in advance. Please call to confirm our availability prior to booking any tickets or accomodations.
Direct Time – $300 per hour
Includes investigation, conference, research, analysis, travel and reporting. (Both written and oral).
Court Time – $450 per hour
Includes times spent at trial inclusive of testimony, conference and waiting times. Travel is charged as direct time. All or a portion of the court fees are payable 60 days in advance, as determined by owner.
Deposition – $2000 minimum
Payable 60 days in advance plus expenses and travel time. Most depositions can be completed by telephone.
Expenses Actual Cost
Includes transportation (airfare, taxi, rental car, etc.) lodging, computer charges, telephone, special photo processing and other fees that are required for the case.
A retainer in the amount of 80% of anticipated fees and expenses is required 60 days in advance to secure services and hold dates. The full amount of anticipated cost is due if payment is received in less than 1 month of the service date.
It is understood that our services are as an independent professional consultant; that payment for same shall be made promptly and is not contingent upon the results of any legal action, arbitration or settlement; and that costs incurred or the time spent at the demand of other parties to any litigation (including depositions and expenses) will be billed to the party making the demand; but that the responsibility for payment remains with the client. Also, the owner has the right to refuse service to any client for any reason and any legal action against Autoloss will go through arbitration.
Upon receipt of your authorization/ fee, we will proceed on your behalf. An administrative fee of $1000 will be charged if we are given less than 7 days notice of cancellation.
We appreciate your business,