Litigation Support Report Writing: Accounting, Finance, and Economic Issues / Edition 1

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Overview

Accounting, financial, and economic professionals are called uponto submit a variety of types of litigation reports under theauspices of performing as an expert witness. As these criticaldocuments exhibit a unique style and structure, the expert must beaware not only of the most common types of litigation reports, butalso of those reports that prove to be the most effective andsuccessful. Litigation Support Report Writing collects eighteensample reports that professionals may consider using as referencesor templates for their own litigation submissions.

This comprehensive resource covers a wide range of litigationreporting topics, from business appraisal and employment litigationto family law and intellectual property. Experts also contributereports on topics in personal injury, real estate, and securitieslitigation. Each chapter is an actual litigation report that wassubmitted to court, with the names of all pertinent parties andother identifying characteristics changed in order to "sanitize"the document. The authors represent a variety of financialdisciplines and include accountants, appraisers, statisticians, andeconomists. In addition to the reports included within, JackFriedman and Roman Weil’s unprecedented compilation includes aWeb site with four additional reports (www.wiley.com/go/friedman).Litigation Support Report Writing:

  • Makes more efficient use of time in preparing a litigationreport
  • Provides methods for achieving greater thoroughness andcompleteness in reporting
  • Can be used to delegate report writing effectively andefficiently
  • Includes tips on learning from other writers’experiences
  • Shows, above all, how the top experts conduct litigationreports

Friedman and Weil also include several rebuttal reports, as theyplay an important role in today’s litigation, whereinexperts’ reports are subject to peer review and otherchallenges of validity.

All of the reports include a generous selection of damagemodels, graphic presentations, and other report content thatreaders may draw upon for ideas in their own projects. LitigationSupport Report Writing proves a unique resource for this crucialprofessional function.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471262909
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/5/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

JACK P. FRIEDMAN, CPA, PhD, MAI, is the principal of Jack P.Friedman Associates, LLC, a real estate economics consulting firm.He is the author of over twenty-five books, includingBarron’s Dictionary of Real Estate Terms and Real EstateHandbook, each in their fifth edition.

ROMAN L. WEIL, PhD, CMA, CPA, is V. Duane Rath Professorof Accounting at the Graduate School of Business of the Universityof Chicago. He has coedited four professional reference books forMcGraw-Hill, Simon & Schuster, Prentice Hall, and John Wiley& Sons and has coauthored a dozen textbooks. He has publishedover eighty articles in academic and professional journals.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Editors.

About the Contributors.

Part I. Business Appraisal.

1. Valuation of a Manufacturing Facility (Mike Hill and GeraldA. Keller).

2. Valuation of Stock in a Corporation (David N. Fuller).

Part II. Employment Litigation.

3. Employment Discrimination (Ali Saad).

4. Wrongful Discharge (Roman L.Weil).

Part III. Family Law.

5. Child and Spousal Support (John D. Zante).

6. Valuation and Apportionment of Community and SeparateBusiness Interests (Donald Gursey and Tracy Farryl Katz).

7. Apportionment of Community and Separate Business Interests(Donald Gursey and Tracy Farryl Katz).

Part IV. Intellectual Property.

8. Intellectual Property/Equipment (Bruce McFarlane and LilianQuah).

9. Intellectual Property/Software (Robert L. Vigil).

10. Trademark Misuse/Rebuttal (Jeffrey H. Kinrich).

Part V. Personal Injury.

11. Personal Injury (Holly Sharp).

12. Personal Injury/Rebuttal (Jack P. Friedman).

Part VI. Real Estate.

13. Real Estate Condemnation (Barry A. Diskin and Liz W.Citron).

14. Land Use/Zoning (Neil G. Carn).

15. Construction Claims (D. Paul Regan and Colin A. Johns).

16. Environmental Damages (Rudy R. Robinson, III).

Part VII. Securities Litigation.

17. Shareholders’ Suit against Corporation (DavidTabak).

18. Shareholders’ Suit against Corporation/Rebuttal (K.Ramesh, Susan Hoag, Gaurav Jetley).

Index.

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