On response to your enquiry, we attach a copy of our fee schedule to provide an indication of the amount of the hours it will typically take to prepare the report requested. We will then liaise with you, the client, to discuss your personal requirements and any other determining factors, e.g the volume of records to be reviewed, the number of allegations and travel costs to the location of the Claimant. We take all of this information into account before preparing a detailed fee estimate that is specific to each case to ensure that both parties are satisfied.
Yes. We are happy to discuss probable fees and are able to provide upfront fee estimates for all quantum and full liability reports. Our Limited Screening Reports work on a fixed fee basis and we will provide a copy of our LSR fee schedule upon responding to your initial enquiry.
Report times vary depending on the type of report, the experts we have available and the requirements for each individual case. The standard time frame for our Limited Screening reports is 2-4 weeks. A full liability report will typically be submitted within 2-4 weeks. Quantum reports aim to be provided within 6-8 weeks when an assessment of the Claimant is required.
If you require an urgent report or are working on a limited time frame, we will strive to accommodate you and do all we can to accommodate your needs. This will be subject to expert availability.
To ensure that we can help our clients in the most effective and efficient way, we will ask you to provide as much information about your case as possible. This helps us to help you – as we can make sure that your expert’s clinical background is well suited to your individual case. This also allows us to check for any potential conflicts of interest ahead of time. Having this information also allows us to calculate the most accurate fee estimates for your case to ensure cost-effectiveness for both parties.
We are dedicated to ensuring that our experts carry out exemplary professional practice; remaining independent, impartial and objective. We maintain as close to a 50/50 split as is possible and strive to ensure this is also the case for each of our associates. To find out more about a specific experts Claimant/Defendant split, do not hesitate to contact our team.
Yes. Should you require an example of a specific report type, do not hesitate to get in touch with our team who will be more than happy to send you a sample.
Our most popular Expert Witnesses include:
- Specialist Nurses
- Tissue Viability Nurses