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Determining Economic Damages

Determining Economic Damages

This toolbook is loaded with practical forms, procedures, tables, and tactics from two veteran economists who have consulted on thousands of cases. The explanations are thorough, the math is straightforward, and the advice is detailed and valuable. Whether or not your case justifies retaining an expert, Determining Economic Damages can guide you start-to-finish through damage assessment and proof:

•   Determine past and future income losses.
•   Compute the value of fringe benefits.
•   Adjust for personal consumption.
•   Adjust for income taxes.
•   Measure the replacement value of household services.
•   Compute life and worklife expectancy.
•   Convert medical and rehabilitation reports into dollar values.
•   Convert future losses to their present value.
•   Put everything together to calculate loss.
•   Prepare your case and expert for trial.
•   Depose and cross-examine the opposing expert.

Determining Economic Damages comes with over 100 questionnaires, Tables, and Worksheets developed by expert finance professor Dr. Gerald Martin. Some of the helpful forms include:

The Economist

Questions for Qualifying your Expert at Trial, Preparing Your Expert for Trial, Government Agency Addresses, Suggested Personal Library Holdings, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Bibliography, Checklists of Information to be Provided by Attorney, Checklist of Information to be Provided by Economist, Personal Injury Questionnaire, Wrongful Death Questionnaire, Wrongful Termination Questionnaire

Past & Future Earnings

Table of Average Weekly Hours Earnings, Wage Growth in Different Industries, Changes in Consumer Price Indexes 1913-96, Productivity Trends in Selected Industries, Tables of Earnings for College Graduates by 6 Variables, Household Data, Median Weekly Earnings, 12 Tables of Geographic Comparisons, Farm Worker Demographics and Earnings, Consumer Price Index: Transportation and Medical Care, Index of Prices for Farmers, Union Contract Excerpt, Cohort Tables, Earnings Forecasts 1994-2075, Inflation Forecasts, and dozens more tables

Determining the Value of Benefits

Employer Costs, Employment Cost Index for Civilian Workers 1982-96, Total Benefits as Percent of Payroll, Adjusting for Personal Consumption and Support Factors, Personal Injury Report, Wrongful Death Report, Wrongful Birth Report, With Samples: Summary of Losses, Basis for Evaluation, Calculations

The Value of Household Services

Personal Injury Report, Wrongful Death Report, Wrongful Birth Report, With Samples: Summary of Losses, Basis for Evaluation, Calculations

Life and Work Expectancy

Personal Injury Report, Wrongful Death Report, Wrongful Birth Report, With Samples: Summary of Losses, Basis for Evaluation, Calculations

Using Reports of Medical and Rehabilitation Experts

Personal Injury Report, Wrongful Death Report, Wrongful Birth Report, With Samples: Summary of Losses, Basis for Evaluation, Calculations

Methods to Calculate Losses

Personal Injury Report, Wrongful Death Report, Wrongful Birth Report, With Samples: Summary of Losses, Basis for Evaluation, Calculations

Putting It All Together

Summary of Losses (Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Birth), Basis for Evaluation, Calculations of Losses

Use proven procedures, checklists, samples and tables to value economic loss in wrongful death and PI cases. Learn how to calculate damages, what to ask an expert economist, which tables to consult for current information on damages and more.

Table of Contents


The Forensic Economist
Overview of Data Needed by the Economist
Past and Future Earnings
Determining the Value of Employer Paid Benefits
Adjusting for Personal Consumption and Support Factors
The Value of Household Services
Life and Worklife Expectancy
How to Include Income Tax in the Evaluation
Using Reports of Medical and Rehabilitation Experts
Legal Opinions
Interest Rates and Present Value
A Sampling of Methods to Calculate Losses
Putting It All Together
Tactics and Strategy
Hedonic Damages—The Value of Human Life
Special Unrelated Topics
Structured Settlements