Timely New Book Explains How Business Interruption Damages Should be Measured & How to Identify Speculative Damages

October 8, 2020

New York, NY, October 8, 2020 – Computing damages in business interruption lawsuits requires a sound knowledge in the fields of litigation economics, forensic accounting and the law. Dr. Patrick Gaughan has just released the updated 3rd edition of his pathbreaking book on business interruption damages.

The updated and expanded classic, Measuring Business Interruption Losses and Other Commercial Damages: An Economic Approach, is now available. The 3rd edition of Measuring Business Interruption Losses and Other Commercial Damages: An Economic Approach, was released by John Wiley & Sons in June 2020. The book provides a comprehensive methodology for how various different types of business interruption damages can be accurately measured. It also shows how to identify and refute exaggerated and speculative damages claims.

This 3rd edition incorporates the latest developments in the fields of economics and finance into damages analysis in commercial litigation. In addition, the latest legal decisions that impact commercial damages are also incorporated into this edition.

The volume is an essential book for experts in litigation, for attorneys and also claims adjusters at insurance companies who are involved in commercial litigation.

About Dr. Patrick A. Gaughan:
Dr. Patrick A. Gaughan is President of Economatrix Research Associates, Inc. He was formerly a tenured full professor of economics and finance, at the graduate level, at the College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He was also a professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China. Dr. Gaughan has published extensively in the fields of economics and finance. He has authored and/or edited numerous books including the award-winning Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Restructurings 7th edition (John Wiley & Sons, 2018). In addition, he has published numerous articles in journals such as the International Review of Law and Economics, Journal of Forensic Economics, Journal of Legal Economics and Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance. Dr. Gaughan has testified as an expert on damages and valuation numerous times in Federal and State courts.

About Economatrix Research Associates, Inc.:
Economatrix Research Associates, Inc. is an economic and financial consulting firm with a team of leading authorities in litigation and forensic economics and finance. Their highly credentialed experts are current and former professors in the fields of economics, finance, mergers and acquisitions and business valuations. They are prominent authorities in measuring business interruptions losses and have helped establish the proper methodologies in this field for the past 35 years.

For more information please visit www.economatrix.com

To purchase Measuring Business Interruption Losses and Other Commercial Damages: An Economic Approach please visit www.wiley.com

Media Contact:
Jeffrey Dionne
Economatrix Research Associates, Inc.
5 Penn Plaza, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10001

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