Expert Witness Trial Testimony
Dr. Brennan works as an expert in the field of neurosurgery in many capacities. Many attorneys request medical case file review as well as trial testimony. We are familiar with production of affidavits, narrative reports as well as trial preparation and trial testimony.
Medical File Review, Affidavit Production, Narrative Report is at a rate of $600/hr billed in 15 minute increments. A one hour deposit payment of $600 is required upon scheduling. The remainder will be invoiced and received prior to release of the report.
Trial Testimony is scheduled upon payment of $10,000. If only a half day used, defined as being able to utilize a half day in our office the day of testimony, $5000 will be refunded. Court days are presumed to begin at 0900 and end at 1700 local time.
Independent Medical Examinations (IME's)
Our office performs IME's on neurosurgical related topics and delivers a clear and concise report in a timely fashion. We encourage requesting facilities to obtain imaging studies for direct review either on Kodak films, or more likely CD's.
Also, our reports can serve our clients needs better if specific questions are included at the time of the IME request. These can then be entered into the report.
$3500 Flat fee for Independent Medical Examination (IME).
Workers Comp Second Medical opinions
Many workers comp cases involve some element of spinal care. Dr. Brennan follows guidelines typical of those neurosurgeons board certified by the American Board of Neurologic Surgery. Evidence based medicine approach to surgical recommendations and review of care plans has made Dr. Brennan's services requested often by workers comp carriers.
$3500 Flat fee for Workers Comp Second Medical opinion.