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Determining Economic Damages

Uses proven procedures, checklists, samples and tables to value economic loss in wrongful death and personal injury cases. Learn how to calculate damages, what to ask a forensic economist, which tables to consult for current information on damages and more.
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Determining Economic Damages

REVISION 26 HIGHLIGHTS

Determining Economic Damages guides you start-to-finish through damage assessment and proof. Learn how economic damages are calculated, what to ask a forensic economist, which tables to consult for current data on which to base damages calculations and more.

New in this edition are:

Chapter 8 Income Tax Consequences of Damages Awards and Settlements.

This chapter has been extensively revised and updated to address:

  • Income taxation of damages awards and settlements in general.
  • Exception from taxation of damages for personal physical injury and physical sickness.
  • Detailed example showing how the adjustment for tax-advantaged personal injury damages is made.
  • Added awards to offset adverse tax consequences.

Chapter 15 Damages in Employment Disputes

This is a completely new chapter covering:

  • Overview of applicable legislation.
  • Current trends.
  • Alternative dispute resolution.
  • Economist’s role.
  • Statistical analysis.
  • Types of claims.
  • The economic damages model.
  • Categories of damages.
  • Information and data needed to determine damages.
  • Questions the economist should ask.

Plus, major changes are made in Chapter 3 Past and Future Earnings and Chapter 4 Determining the Value of Employer Paid Benefits on data needed by the forensic economist and where to find it. Changes include 9 updated tables in Chapter 3 and 4 updated tables in Chapter 4.

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Table of Contents

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  • Chapter 1 The Damages Expert
  • Chapter 2 Overview of Data Needed by the Economist
  • Chapter 3 Past and Future Earnings
  • Chapter 4 Determining the Value of Employer Paid Benefits
  • Chapter 5 Adjusting for Personal Consumption and Support Factors
  • Chapter 6 Determining the Value of Non-Market Work, Especially Household Production, as a Component of Economic Damages
  • Chapter 7 Loss Duration; Life Expectancy; and Worklife Expectancy
  • Chapter 8 Income Tax Consequences of Damages Awards and Settlements
  • Chapter 9 Using Reports of Medical and Rehabilitation Experts
  • Chapter 10 Legal Opinions
  • Chapter 11 Interest Rates and Present Value
  • Chapter 12 A Sampling of Methods to Calculate Losses
  • Chapter 13 Putting It All Together
  • Chapter 14 Tactics and Strategy
  • Chapter 15 Damages in Employment Disputes
  • Chapter 16 Commercial Economic Damages
  • Index