Independent Medical Examination: $500 minimum fee
The average charge is $1000. No fee will exceed $1500 without prior discussion with the scheduling agency. The fee is based on an hourly physician charge of $300 where a comprehensive medical examination, medical file review, appropriate literature review, and report writing takes 2.5 to 3.5 hours.
Medical File Review: $300 minimum fee
Supplemental Report: $75 minimum fee
Deposition: $500 minimum fee
The deposition fee covers one hour of deposition time in the Santa Monica/West Los Angeles area. Depositions over one hour are billed at $300 per hour, pro-rated. Depositions out of the above area will be billed for travel time at $150 per hour, pro-rated.
Consulting Fee: $300 per hour
This fee is for activities such as conferences, literature research and on-site visits
No Show fee for IMEs and Depositions: $500
Cancellation three or more business days in advance: no fee
Cancellation less than three business days in advance: $250
Cancellation less than one business day in advance: $500
The above cancellation and no show fees may not be imposed for unusual circumstances, such as severe weather or verified illness. Case settlement will not result in a fee waiver.
Updated July 4, 2004