Earning Capacity Expert Witnesses
Earning capacity expert witness candidates typically have a background and expertise in vocational rehabilitation, forensic accounting, and/or is an economic expert. It is essential that an earning capacity expert witness possess the ability to provide expert testimony in such a manner that a jury and judge can understand the evidence. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, legal counsel may request a vocational expert with prior testimony experience.
An earning capacity review process establishes an individual’s economic loss, and assesses work skills/ability, personality, transferrable skills and work readiness. In conjunction, a work capacity assessment is a review of a worker’s functional, vocational and medical status, and provides data about a worker’s ability to return to employment.
Litigation support services by an earning capacity expert witness could include earning capacity or diminished earning capacity analysis, economic damage calculations, deposition testimony, expert report preparation, expert opinion, and/or expert witness testimony in trial court. In addition, clients may seek an earning capacity specialist for pre-litigation work.
Leading litigation law firm clients call on Cahn Litigation Services to locate expert witnesses to support vocational issues, including those involving earning capacity. On behalf of a plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for expert witnesses with specialized knowledge in earnings capacity, providing candidates for each case to the specifications provided by the attorney in charge. Cahn Litigation Services has placed experts in support of earnings capacity matters involving:
- wrongful termination,
- wrongful death,
- wage loss,
- future lost earnings,
- life care planning,
- workers compensation (covering medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and lost wages),
- vocational evaluation,
- vocational potential assessment, and
- personal injury victims.
Earning Capacity Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Earning Capacity experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Earning Capacity landscape.