The Most Difficult Argument: Putting a Number or Value on the Non-Economic LossJuly 1, 2004
Compensation for non-pecuniary losses is one of the most controversial components of tort liability. The fight to keep a lid on damages must begin long before trial, during discovery. Where a wrongful death or catastrophic injury is involved, the defense practitioner must aim not only to obtain a defense verdict, but also to contain damages to fair and reasonable compensation if liability is found. Read this article to see how to do so.