Schedule of Fees

Schedule of Fees for
Forensic Failure Investigations and Expert Witness Services

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Approximate costs in US Dollars

Job Site Inspections

  • National Inspections by local Inspector – $2,500
    Includes up to 1 hour site visit, 1 hour travel time, and a 1 issue written report
  • National Inspections Flat Travel Rate (for multiple days):
    • Per inspector – $2,000/day
    • Per Senior Inspector – $2,250/day
    • Donato Pompo – $2,750/day
      plus expenses; includes 10 hours travel and work time combined per day
      (30% surcharge for after hour’s time – before 6am and after 6pm or Weekends)

Testing – Quoted on a case by case basis

Hourly Rates
(30% surcharge for after hour’s time – before 6am and after 6pm or weekends)

  • Local Inspector Fee – $200
  • Senior Inspector Fee – $225
  • Labor to Remove and Assist – $150
    • Travel Time not including mileage – $150
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  • Donato Pompo Fee – $275
    • Travel Time not including mileage – $175
      (Any travel delays beyond our control are at the client’s expense)
  • Consulting*, pre trial preparation, mediation – $250
    • *construction experts including architectural and engineering services
  • Expert Witness – depositions/arbitrations/trial (in addition to travel time)
    • Inspectors – $300
    • Donato Pompo – $375
  • Administrative Services performed by clerk – $125

Additional Charges  –

  • Travel and Misc. Expenses  (air, auto, hotel) – Cost plus 20%
  • Per Diem subsistence fee (meals) per inspector – $75/day
  • Mileage – $0.55/mile
  • Cancellation Fee (in addition to incurred expenses) – $500

Prepaid Retainer (applied towards invoice) – $3,000 or estimated cost

Terms
Invoices are due upon receipt.  Invoices not paid on time will be accessed a 2% per month service charge  from date of invoice.  Prices subject to change without notice.