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Calculating Lost Personal Earnings for Employment, Injury or Wrongful Death Claims

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: December 8, 2021 at 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. CDT

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois (approval pending)
• Minnesota (approval pending)
• Wisconsin (approval pending)

This webinar provides an overview of the calculation of damages involving individuals with losses from personal injury, wrongful death, employment termination, and employment discrimination cases. We will discuss the types of damages, the general approaches to damage estimation, and various specific damage calculations used in lawsuits and disputes involving individuals.


Coming Soon in December…

The Litigator’s Damages Blueprint: The Pragmatic Solution
— A 5 Step Guide to Pragmatic Damages for Commercial Litigators

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Rick Bero
, Managing Director at The BERO Group

Date: To be announced

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Minnesota
• Wisconsin

“The Litigator’s Damages Blueprint: The Pragmatic Solution”  is a presentation by Rick Bero, managing director of The BERO Group. Rick is a CPA and CVA and has testified as a damages, financial and valuation expert more than 150 times. Rick will work through the concepts and process in his book, The Litigator’s Damages Blueprint: The Pragmatic Solution.

Whether you are representing a plaintiff or defendant, The Litigators Damages Blueprint provides guidance to build a successful damages case. Rick will provide an overview of the five damages phases and walk you through the process outlined in the book. He identifies concepts and tools within those phases to help you stay on track to develop and present a strong damages case.

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Quantifying Business Interruption Losses

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CT)

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Wisconsin
• Minnesota

Business interruption insurance can provide much needed cash flow when a flood, fire or other disaster strikes. Calculating the loss attributable to the interruption requires detailed analysis and documentation. In this webinar, we discussed types of covered losses, generally acceptable methodologies for calculating lost profits, and ways to document losses and common mistakes.


Construction Project Delay and Disruption Damages - Measurement Approaches

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CT)

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Wisconsin
• Minnesota

In this webinar, Jim McGovern discussed the types of damages incurred by contractors when construction projects are delayed and or disrupted and various methodologies for measuring such damages. Particular focus was given to methodologies for calculating lost labor productivity as well as extended and unabsorbed home office overhead.


Effective Lost Profits Calculations

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: March 4, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CST)

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Wisconsin
• Minnesota

Lost profits are one of the most difficult types of damages to properly address in disputes. Jim McGovern provides attendees with an overall framework and overview of lost profit damages. He gives you further detail on properly calculating lost profit damages, some evidence and documentation considerations and specific issues regarding the cost of capital and discount rates.