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Fundamentals of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Economic Damages Calculations

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 Fundamentals of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Economic Damages Calculations
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: Economics
Item Number: 14PFF0407
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This webinar will cover the fundamentals of preparing expert reports for personal injury and wrongful death economics including discount rates, growth rates, earning capacity, fringe benefits, personal consumption, income and payroll taxes, medical expenses, and household services. Additionally, Daubert issues, document requests, and possible direct and cross examination questions will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Acquire a foundation upon which the expert articulates the requirements for economic damage calculations
- Identify the components for economic damages for personal injury and wrongful death economic damages
- Verify what documents are needed to make necessary calculations
- Differentiate between a good report and one that is based on speculation including Daubert issues
- Assemble a report where the economic damages are determined to a reasonable degree of economic certainty

Who Should Attend

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


James (Jim) A. Koerber, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF
Mr. James Koerber is a shareholder in The Koerber Company, PA, and is responsible for valuation and litigation services for attorneys and their clients. The valuation services are primarily for estate and gift tax purposes, purchases and sales of businesses, and equitable distribution and community property related to divorces. Additionally, he assists attorneys with family law issues and other litigation support services including damage calculations related to lost profits, personal injury, wrongful death, and other financial issues. Mr. Koerber has over 30 years of experience in public accounting, which includes tax, audit, and management advisory services, and has prepared hundreds of business valuation and expert witness reports.

Mr. Koerber attended Mississippi State University (banking and finance) and Louisiana State University (accounting). Mr. Koerber is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. Mr. Koerber is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (including serving as past national state chapter chairman and past president of its Mississippi Chapter), the National Association of Forensic Economics, the American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, the Southern Economic Association, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (including past chairman of the Business Valuation and Litigation Services Committee), the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (including past chairman of the Litigation Services Committee), the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (including the Forensic and Valuation Services Section and a past member of the National Fraud/Litigation Steering Committee).

Mr. Koerber has qualified as an expert witness in United States District Court in Mississippi and state courts in Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, and Texas.