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Calculating Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims

Financial Forensics

 Calculating Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 13PFF1108
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This webinar will provide a review of the basics of calculating personal injury and economic damages, including the theory and key definitions that support economic damage calculations. How are income calculations determined? What are considered fringe benefits and do they impact the calculation? How do the cost of personal consumption and past medical services influence how the calculation is treated? These questions and others will be discussed, and a sample report will be used to shed light on the mysteries of calculating personal injury and wrongful death damages.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Describe the theory of personal damage calculations, including how it is applied in the practical application of calculating damages
- List the terms and concepts used in personal damages matters
- Discuss the damages calculations in a meaningful and understandable report
- Support and defend their calculations in testimony

Who Should Attend

CPAs, economists, and attorneys who want to understand the basics of calculating personal economic damages


Brooke A. Liggett, CPA, CVA, MAFF
Ms. Brooke Liggett has achieved extensive business and consulting experience as a litigation consultant, auditor, small business consultant, and controller. Because her father was a prosecutor, she has a strong appreciation for the law and a passion for using her talents to provide sound financial information for litigation matters. She is proactive, understandable, believable, and an effective communicator.

Ms. Liggett has worked in "real world" business outside of economics and public accounting as a controller. She was responsible for all financial and litigation matters for six different closely held businesses across a range of industries including wholesale, retail, real estate, and convention planning. She has taught continuing education courses for attorneys and judges in topics including economic damages, business valuations and other financial litigation matters.

In recognition of her impressive accomplishments, the Springfield Business Journal selected Ms. Liggett as one of its"40 Under 40" for 2006 and as one of Springfield's "Most Influential Women" for 2010.