Assessing Family Loss in Wrongful Death Litigation
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The death of a family member often causes more than a loss of income, but the measurement of these nonmarket losses is surrounded by controversy. This book contains fifty readings by leading forensic economists, attorneys and family experts that address many issues relating to the two major aspects of damages in wrongful death litigation: the lost services of the decedent and the decedent's own personal consumption or maintenance.
- Lost nonmarket services of a decendent
- The dometic services approach
- Broadening the concept of lost services
- Accounting for personal consumption or maintenance of the decedent
- Conceptual issues in personal consumption and maintenance
- Measurement issues in personal consumption and maintenance
- Analyzing survivors' living standards: Equivalence, welfare and service flows
- Summary and critique