- Workers' Compensation
$200.00 per party/per day
Workers’ Compensation Cases
2 Party Case: $250.00 Per Party Per Hour
3(+) Party Case: $225.00 Per Party Per Hour
Non-Workers’ Compensation Cases
2 Party Case: $250.00 Per Party / Per Hour
3(+) Party Case: $225.00 Per Party / Per Hour
Fees are the same for any additional time spent on document review, research, written findings of fact/law and other outside time, if any, necessary to prepare or make an informed award or evaluation.
A 2-Hour Minimum will be charged in All Cases.
For travel time charges for mediations & arbitrations held at locations other than at BAY’s offices in Atlanta, please contact BAY. There is a three (3) hour minimum for all out-of-office meditations.
ALL CHARGES WILL BE SHARED EQUALLY AMONG ALL PARTIES, UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING. RATES MAY BE ADJUSTED FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS. THE FEE IS TO BE AGREED UPON IN ADVANCE.
OUR CONTRACT FOR SERVICES IS WITH THE ATTORNEY(S). WE EXTEND CREDIT, WITH NO ADVANCE DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT, BASED ON THE ATTORNEY’S CREDIT. THE ATTORNEY, IN TURN, COLLECTS FROM HIS/HER CLIENT. THEREFORE, WE EXPECT PAYMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY(S) REGARDLESS OF CLIENT ACTIVITY. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL ON EVERY ARBITRATION PRIOR TO THE AWARD BEING PUBLISHED.
*** A FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.50% PER MONTH (18% PER YEAR) WILL BE CHARGED ON BALANCES DUE OVER 45 DAYS.
To reserve an appointment online, please click your preferred available date.
Our staff will contact you on receipt of your Appointment Request form.
Please note that a requested date is not fully booked until confirmed by our scheduling coordinator, Sam Kinghorn.
Scott Hoffman has practiced in the area of Workers’ Compensation law since 1979, representing employers, insurers, and employees. His legal experience also includes general liability, personal injury, insurance coverage disputes, mold litigation, property damage claims, and subrogation. In 2004, Mr. Hoffman co-founded a mediation firm specializing in Workers’ Compensation and in the last 15 years has acted as a mediator in over 4,000 cases.
Throughout his career, he has been both a speaker and panelist at numerous industry and client seminars. Mr. Hoffman is AV®Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated¹ by Martindale Hubbell and is the past chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. He is a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution and a recognized member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
Mr. Hoffman’s mediation style is calm, patient, and encouraging. He draws on his vast experience as a Workers’ Compensation Practitioner and a mediator for each mediation. This allows him to offer helpful ideas and solutions to resolve difficult issues.
¹ AV®Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.