Avoid a situation like the one encountered by Chicora Life by regularly refreshing your billing guidelines and implementing invoice review.
We can help – our robust invoice review program begins by refreshing your billing guidelines and implementing a line item invoice review process to ensure compliance with the guidelines.
In addition to showing hard cost savings of 8% and more, we've helped improve relationships between in-house teams and their law firms by enabling those in-house teams to spend less time reviewing invoices and more time focusing on the relationship.
Block billing, in which lawyers aggregate multiple smaller tasks into a single block entry. Such billing can inflate total hours billed to a client by up to 30%, the suit says, citing information from a State Bar of California arbitration advisory on detecting bill padding.