Damages

Damages refers to the money paid or awarded to a claimant (UK) or plaintiff (US) following a successful claim in a civil action.

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Corporate Valuations Expert Involving Intellectual Property

A corporate valuations expert with experience evaluating commercial success was needed for a patent case.

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Concert Industry Expert in Damages Calculations

A concert industry expert in damages calculations was needed for a breach of contract suit involving a concert performer.

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Economic Evaluation Expert in Medical Imaging

An economic evaluation expert in medical imaging was needed for a patent infringement action.

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Real Estate Appraisal Expert for Residential Damages Case

A real estate appraisal expert was needed for a residential damages case.

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Construction Damages Expert in Civil Infrastructure Projects

A construction damages expert was needed to evaluate economic damages resulting from a construction accident.

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Human Capital Expert for Damages Valuation

A human capital expert was needed to assess the degree of business interruption and lost profits resulting from mass defection of a company's sales force.

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Labor Economics Expert for Damages Analysis

A labor economist and damages expert at the Ph.D. level was requested for a labor and employment case alleging retaliatory termination.

Insight

Punitives: Insurers Lose One and Prevail in Another

Insurance companies won one and lost one in two recent appeals of multi-million-dollar punitive damages awards. While both cases hinged on the insurers' duty of good faith and fair dealing, the two appellate courts reached opposite outcomes on whether the duty applied.