Expert Witness

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Plaintiff / Defense Forensic Witness

Over 20 years experience in private practice, previously at Mayo Clinic.

Published over 50 Peer-Reviewed Medical Journals and books.

Provide rapid responses to inquiries to determine whether cases are a failure to diagnose or delayed diagnosis, complications from treatment or surgery, poor outcomes or maloccurrence, delayed treatment, or failure to treat.

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As a Plantiff and Defense Forensic Witness, Dr. Sean T. Lille brings:

  • 20+ years of Plastic Surgery practice
  • File review, depositions, IME’s and trial testimony
  • Completed Cosmetic Surgery and Burn Surgery Fellowships
  • Independent Plastic Surgery Consultant for Arizona Medical
  • Multiple Top Doc awards
  • Completed SEAK education course on expert witness
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Fee Schedule

Our office guidelines concerning legal testimony are as follows:

 

Review of Records:

Initial retainer fee – total cost of initial file review (usually 2-4 hours), is due when records are received. If records are voluminous and require > 4 hours to review then an hourly fee will apply after the initial 3 hours. Subsequent hourly rate for discussion, literature review etc. ($575.00/hr.)

Written Report:

Cost of written report is based on time ($575/hr) required to complete project including further file review and thorough research. A signed retainer contract is required before release of the report.

Independent Medical Evaluation for Scars Only- $1400.00

Fee includes exam, file review and written report and is due before patient’s scheduled appointment. Records should be sent prior to the appointment. If the claimant does not show for the appointment or if the IME is cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled time, 50% of the fee will be forfeited.

Independent Medical Evaluation (non-scar cases) – $1,800.00

Fee includes exam, file review and written report and is due before patient’s scheduled appointment. Records should be sent prior to the appointment. If the claimant does not show for the appointment or if the IME is cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled time, 50% of the fee will be forfeited.

Oral Deposition

  • $3600.00 –for 1-4 hours testimony
  • $6400.00- for 5-8 hours testimony

The $3600.00-$6400.00 payment is due 21 calendar days prior to the deposition date. If a deposition is cancelled between 21 and 14 calendar days from the scheduled date there will be a 50% refund, however, if the deposition is cancelled within 14 days there will be NO REFUND. IF PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED THERE WILL BE NO DEPOSITION Scheduled.

Expert Trial Testimony – $7,200/full day

(Time away from office) Duties that reasonably require overnight travel will be billed at $400.00/hr. (maximum 8 hrs. or lesser portion thereof on site). The cost for each travel day not in trial but required to be available is $4500/day and excludes hotel, airfare, gas (if required), and meals. Hotel and plane ticket costs will be paid before travel by the firm.

Compensation for the time away from the practice must be received by the office at least 21 days prior to the scheduled trial date. In the event of an out of court settlement, this fee will be refunded as follows:

  • Within 14 calendar days of scheduled date there is NO REFUND.
  • Within 24 – 14 calendar days of the scheduled date, ½ of the fee will be refunded.

Please make checks to Sean Lille, M.D.,P.C.

I have read the above, understand the conditions and will abide by the terms of this agreement, by signing and return the scanned signed document to seanlillemd@scottsdaleplasticsurgeon.com.

(480) 661-6197
10210 N. 92nd Street, Suite 203
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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