Court Awards Loss of Income Damages Related to Acclaimed War Correspondent’s Killing

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Court Case Digests
January 30, 2019
2711 Newspapers: Publishing, or Publishing and Printing
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personal injury
expert testimony, rule 702, earnings, lost future benefits, lost income, expert qualifications

Colvin v. Syrian Arab Republic
2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14641
US
Federal Court
Federal
United States District Court
Dr. Maria Tsennykh (plaintiffs); none (defendant)
Berman Jackson

Summary

In wrongful death suit arising from extrajudicial killing of famed war correspondent, court credits plaintiff expert’s “reasonable estimate” of loss of prospective income and benefits but finds expert failed to offset amount by consumption costs; court asks for updated expert report.

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Colvin v. Syrian Arab Republic

In wrongful death suit arising from extrajudicial killing of famed war correspondent, court credits plaintiff expert’s “reasonable estimate” of loss of prospective income and benefits but finds expert failed to offset amount by consumption costs; court asks for updated expert report.