|Calculating Loss of Opportunity for Career Advancement|
|Written by Grace A. Westcott|
|Tuesday, 09 May 2006 19:00|
Exploring Levels of Work in organizations
From The Advocates' Quarterly - A Canadian Journal for Practitioners of Civil Litigation, Vol 4 No 3, Oct/1983
Assessing loss of future earnings in a personal injury action has been called an exercise in "crystal-ball gazing."
The attempt to read the future of an individual is necessarily speculative and, for this reason, has posed difficulties in assessment for judges and advocates alike. This is particularly the case where the plaintiff, though seriously injured, has been able to return to work but with the recognition that his injuries have affected his career opportunities...