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A quantitative approach to commercial damages

Mark Filler

A quantitative approach to commercial damages

the application of statistics to the measurement of damages for lost profits

by Mark Filler

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical methods,
  • Valuation,
  • Lost profits damages

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark Filler, James DiGabriele
    ContributionsDiGabriele, James A., 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK837 .F55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186450M
    ISBN 109781118072592
    LC Control Number2011050886

    A related issue regarding the timing of calculating damages arises because most cases are not tried or resolved until some time after the wrongful acts of a defendant have occurred or have ceased to have occurred. The calculated lost profits are then adjusted for mitigation, if any. Comparative Market Transaction Approach: This approach determines the value of the business by comparing the subject firm to comparable firms that have been bought or sold during a reasonably recent period of time. These journals have given litigation economics an academic stature similar to other subdisciplines in the field of economics.

    Such conferences have allowed the exchange of ideas that has further developed the methodologies in the field. Cases, such as Atlas Building and Jim-Bob, which state that both lost profits damages and lost business value damages can both be awarded to a plaintiff are wrongly decided. Lost Profits Damages The lost profit measure of damages is probably the most straightforward measure of damages conceptually-although the actual calculations and analysis required in any particular case may be quite involved. For example, a plaintiff may allege the breach of a contract that has a fixed term. One is that judges are former lawyers, and more specifically, generally, former litigators.

    Arguably, in considering the latter combined factors, the real estate agent indirectly was considering something approaching a profit figure. The Clayton Act gives treble damages, but it does not contemplate the damages that will be sextupled. Results were subjected to multiple econometric sensitivity analyses with regard to assumed or estimated parameters. For the time period subsequent to the complete destruction of business, lost business value is calculated. Depending on the type of case, the expert who values damages of a company in litigation may need to have a well-rounded knowledge of the research and practices in the related disciplines of macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and finance, including investment analysis, capital market theory, corporate finance, and, last but not least, accounting. The chapters in this part include overviews of the civil- and common-law approaches to both compensatory and non-compensatory damages, damages principles under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods CISGcontractual limitations on damages, principles reducing damages such as mitigation, and damages principles in investment arbitration.


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A quantitative approach to commercial damages by Mark Filler Download PDF Ebook

At least two primary requirements must be met in order to bring a damage claim. Both quantitative and qualitative properties were first elucidated by Aristotle during Grecian times. It is used to describe what the object is like. A significant number of questions contained dialogue from the show.

Second, the amount of damages may differ depending on the date at which the damages are A quantitative approach to commercial damages book. In addition, the industries involved can be very different and may each present unique issues. It is helpful to quote at length here the court's discussion of the disputed jury instruction regarding damages: "KFG also challenges Final Instruction No.

Comparative Market Transaction Approach: This approach determines the value of the business by comparing the subject firm to comparable firms that have been bought or sold during a reasonably recent period of time.

During the slow death of a business, lost profits are calculated for the time period between the harmful event and up to the complete destruction of the business. Loss of Business Value Damages In the case of a business destroyed immediately, loss of business A quantitative approach to commercial damages book damages can be depicted as in Exhibit II.

Further, even if we were to liberally construe the instruction as meaning diminution in the value of Ashcraft Trucking, the conjunction "and" suggests that lost profits may be awarded along with the company's diminished value.

Castle Rock succeeded in its motion for summary judgment. Damages in the form of lost profits are measured over a damage period, which is defined to coincide with the period of injurious behavior by the defendant. The question was only of misappropriation of protectable material.

As noted above, plaintiffs in commercial cases sometimes seek lost profits damages, loss of business value damages, or both. Cases Which Claim Both Lost Profits and Loss of Business Value for the Same Time Period Most of the confusion in the existing case law between lost profits and loss of business value damages could be resolved if the courts and attorneys recognized that both of these calculations are measuring the same thing-the profits of the plaintiffs' business following the defendants' allegedly harmful behavior.

Here again, the transformative use affected the court's analysis. In addition, law schools devote little time to finance, accounting and economic topics. Cases with "Slow Death" of a Business These types of cases are somewhat more complicated because they involve the timing and extent of damages.

For example, a [page 1] plaintiff may bring an action alleging damages that have occurred prior to the date of the suit in the form of lost profits. Participation in this book is not meant to convey endorsement of the views expressed by others.

Before analyzing specific cases, some general observations about the context in which commercial damages issues are addressed by the courts is warranted.

One is that judges are former lawyers, and more specifically, generally, former litigators. The question that the courts have had to address is whether a claim for diminished going concern value or goodwill and a claim for loss of future profits are redundant.

Some account for future expected growth in the business may be included in this calculation. For this reason, this book focuses on the more commonly encountered circumstances and presents a general damages evaluation framework capable of handling all of them.

By contrast, in some jurisdictions, when using the lost business value approach, information available subsequent to the date of harm is typically excluded and only information known or knowable as of the date of the harm is considered in calculating damages. Often, this results in the filing of a business interruption claim.A Quantitative Analysis of Damages in.

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