The travel rate paid to experts and other court cost vendors is normally less than their hourly rate for providing expert services. This rate is based upon the hourly rate an assigned attorney would be paid for the case type.
When the case has a NAC #, if a vendor bills for 'Travel Time' the rate is automatically selected. Otherwise, the vendor will need to select the rate from a dropdown list based upon the case type.
If the vendor's hourly rate is less than the 'case type' hourly rate, then the vendor will be paid their hourly rate. For example, a private investigator is paid $55/hour for both their services and their travel time.
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