Thomas Benton

Mr. Thomas Benton

Marine Damage Consultants, LLC
P.O. Box 627
Ketchum , OK 74349
Office: 918-782-1001

Introduction

Marine Surveyor, Marine Damage Consultant, Insurance Damage Appraisal. Marine Vessel Appraisal


Areas of Expertise

  • Insurance
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Customs & Practices
  • Marine Insurance
  • Property & Casualty Insurance

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Accredited Senior Marine Surveyor, Former MerCruiser Certified Technician, Former Insurance Adjuster, Former Boat Dealer.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Society Of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS-AMS/SMS)
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 5
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Boat damage, Engine failure, Insurance claims processes
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 20%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 80%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: est 10
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: July 2012
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 5
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 5
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $150
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $150
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $200 hr, Minimum $2,000 day rate
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $200 hr, Minimum $2,000 day rate
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel $85 per hour

References

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