Don’t be messy with your case by ignoring Household Services

We have all heard Benjamin Franklin’s famous saying: “Time is Money”.  However, when it comes to calculating economic damages, usually people tend to think of only income and benefits as having value.  The time one spends providing services for their household can often be overlooked, specifically in injuries that result in death. Each member of a household […]
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How the Coronavirus Will Affect Economic Damages

The COVD-19 virus is a pandemic unlike anything most of us have ever experienced.  As the United States appears to be on the downward trajectory of new cases reported, the aftermath of this virus will continue for months, or more likely, years. There have already been a significant number of lawsuits filed.  There are a number of […]
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Determining Personal Consumption

When dealing with a personal injury or medical malpractice matter that results in a wrongful death, it is important to remove the personal consumption of the Decedent when calculating damages.  Indivisible expenses are not to be included as part of the Decedent’s personal consumption at all. When calculating personal consumption, it is important to take […]
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How to Estimate a Plaintiff’s Retirement Age

When a Plaintiff can no longer work due to an injury, the loss of future earnings will span from the date of the incident all the way through their pre-incident retirement date. When most people think of retirement, age 65 is usually what pops into mind. To qualify for full Social Security Retirement Benefits, individuals […]
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