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How much should I pay for Expert Witness Services?
What is the average price of Expert Witness Services?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Expert Witness Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.
Has the price of Expert Witness Services been rising or falling?
Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.
I’m not ready to purchase Expert Witness Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?
We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.
What other costs are associated with purchasing Expert Witness Services?
Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Expert Witness Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase ?
The market for expert witness services is highly fragmented, meaning the top four suppliers account for less than 30.0% of market revenue. Currently, there are an estimated 3,450 providers of expert witness services in the United States, including directories and consulting firms, while the number of available experts exceeds 2... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Do you work a regular job? If so, what are your typical hours?
Are you scheduled to be on vacation? If so, how will this affect your ability to work on my case?
Are you currently involved as an expert witness in any other case? If so, please provide the expected time frame and your extent of involvement (e.g. consultant or testifying witness?).
How much forewarning do you need or prefer prior to an in-person meeting? At what times of the day may we contact you via phone?
Do you have any colleagues or acquaintances that can serve as alternatives in case you are unavailable?
Billing & Payment Terms
Do you offer free consultations?
Do you charge a retainer fee?
What is your minimum fee for testifying in court? For providing nontestifying consultations or information?
How often do you bill? What are the terms of payment?
What is your interest rate on late payments?
Can you provide a curriculum vitae?
Do you hold any postgraduate licenses or certifications in this field? If so, please provide a copy of each.
Are you currently pursuing a further degree or certificate? If so, how far along are you?
Have you ever defended a thesis or dissertation? If so, please provide a copy of the document.
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my RFP include?
Buyers must state their budget for expert witness services.
Buyers should inquire about other possible fees, such as travel, lodging and materials.
Buyers should reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.
Buyers should carefully consider the relevant experience and educational background of a provider.
Buyers should evaluate providers on the estimated costs and scope of service.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers must include the proposal date and award information.
Buyers must include other benchmark dates that providers should be aware of, such as the date of the trial.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the supply chain?
The supply chain risk for expert witness services is low. The key first tier suppliers include computer retailers, packaged software retailers and office supply retailers; with the exception of office supply retailers, which are moderately risky, these upstream suppliers pose low risk to the supply chain. Purchases account for a... Subscribe to learn more.