Friday, March 1, 2013

April 2/Web: Wage Loss in Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury wage loss is one of the most common economic damage claims in civil litigation. Yet there is often a wide gulf between the amount of damages calculated by the plaintiff’s expert and those calculated by the defense expert. Who is right? What accounts for such disparities? And who can understand all the computations in the experts’ reports?
Forensic economist Nora Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA, will explain the fundamentals of how economists calculate damage claims, and perspectives that experts can take that influence value. She will explain how to identify overly-inflated or overly-depleted damage claims.
She will also give useful practice pointers, in such areas as: minimizing economic expert fees; obtaining economic data through discovery (even for workers with a sporadic history of work); and deposing and cross examining economic experts.
Takeaways from the webinar include: how to read and understand an economist’s report; how to build a credible case for economic damages; and how to work with your economic exper
Wage Loss in Personal Injury Cases
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
14:00 Eastern
Nora Ostrofe has served as a forensic economist for the past thirteen years. She has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA, an MBA from St. Mary’s College, and a Certificate in Accounting from U.C. Berkeley
The TASA Group, Inc.
Typically, TASA does not apply for credit, but the presenters and content appear to satisfy CLE requirements in a number of jurisdictions in which participants may self-apply for credit.

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