Lost Wage Expert Witnesses
What is a lost wage expert witness?
A lost wage expert witness typically possesses an advanced degree and has a background and expertise in accounting or forensic accounting, business valuation, and/or economic damages. Lost income calculations expert witnesses with experience in lost income calculations are often Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), or economists with an advanced degree (PhD).
What types of cases require a lost wage expert witness?
Lost wage expert witnesses can provide litigation support on matters related to taxation, discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful termination, and/or performance standards. Cases may be civil or criminal and require not only expertise but the ability to communicate findings for ease of understanding.
Lost wage expert witness case examples
Cahn Litigation Services has placed experts in support of lost wage matters involving:
- wrongful termination,
- business valuation,
- business interruption,
- contract claims,
- breach of fiduciary duty,
- reasonable compensation,
- corporate reorganization,
- car accidents,
- personal injury cases, and
- financial fraud
What litigation support work might a lost wage expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support services by a lost wage expert witness could include dispute resolutions, financial statements review, earning capacity or diminished earning capacity determinations, deposition testimony, economic damage calculations, research and authoring expert reports, lost profits, providing expert opinions, and/or testimony in trial court. In addition, clients may seek a lost wage damages subject matter expert for pre-litigation work. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, legal counsel may request a forensic accountant or damages expert with prior expert witness experience. It is essential that a lost wage expert witness possess the ability to provide expert testimony in such a manner that a jury can understand the evidence.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a lost wage expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Lost Wage 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 Lost Wage experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Lost Wage landscape.