For the initial consultation
there is no charge.
The cost varies with the volume of records to be reviewed, complexity
of the medical issues, accessibility of research materials and the need
for any sub-specialty consultations required to provide a confident opinion.
We do not surcharge the fees of such contributory consultations or those
of research assistants.
The hourly rate is $285 per hour, with the usual fee ranging from
$750 to $1,800. But, this may very dependant on the volume of material
to be reviewed and the complexity of the case. All sub-specialty
consultants will be invoiced at their personal rate with no added
Fees are the responsibility of the lawyer, not the client. If in special
circumstances the client is permitted to take fiscal responsibility, fees
must be fully prepaid. Otherwise, records should be accompanied by a retainer
which will be deposited when the case review is started. Any balance is
due within thirty days of invoicing.