Proving and Valuing Damages in Employment Cases

Presented by MCLE New England

Spotlight on JAMS Speaker: Maria C. Walsh, Esq.
February 28, 2013 | 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST

This program provides strategic, practical tips on how to prove and defend against back and front pay awards, emotional distress damages, mitigation issues, and punitive damage awards. Based on extensive first-hand observation, the neutrals share tips on how to effectively integrate damage issues into opening remarks and closing statements.

Topics include:

  • How to Value a New Case and Identify Claims that Have Potential for High Awards/Exposure
  • Whether and How to Effectively Use Financial or Medical Experts at Trial, at the MCAD, or in Mediation
  • Whether and When Spousal Testimony Is an Effective Way to Prove Emotional Distress Injury and What Are Other Effective Strategies for Proving Emotional Distress?
  • What Damages Are Available in Collective and Class Actions?
  • Managing Client Expectations Concerning Damages
  • How to Deal with an ‘Eggshell’ Plaintiff and the Admissibility of Plaintiff’s Psychiatric History
  • Should Unemployment Benefit Payments Be a Set Off to a Damages Award? 
  • Tips for Filing and Opposing an Attorneys’ Fee Petition

February 28, 2013
MCLE Conference Center
10 Winter Pl.
Boston, MA 02108

For more information or to register, visit
www.mcle.org

Featured People

Maria C. Walsh, Esq.