Well-reasoned, supportable, and independent analyses of loss issues.

Well-reasoned, supportable, and independent analyses of loss issues.

Personal Economic Loss

Stout provides a wide array of personal economic loss services, including litigation support, consulting support, financial analysis, and expert witness testimony. Our professionals evaluate damages related to claims for personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability, employment discrimination, and wrongful termination.

Our professionals have served as experts on many of the largest and most complex matters involving personal economic loss in recent history. In addition to supporting both the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, our experts have offered opinions related to professional athletes (NFL, MLB), real estate moguls, business executives, and other high-net-worth individuals.

Our experts provide well-reasoned, supportable, and independent analyses of loss issues. We objectively develop and evaluate economic damage claims including lost earnings and benefits, incentive compensation, retirement income, household services, medical care expenses, and more. We apply our analysis to a wide array of occupations and industries, including employees, independent contractors, business owners, and executives.

In litigation matters, our experts assist counsel in various stages of litigation, including the development of damages issues, discovery assistance, financial modeling, mediation analysis, and trial preparation services. Further, our experts conduct complex financial analyses, analyzing large datasets, earnings from multiple businesses and investments, incentive stock options, and the appropriate growth rates and discounts rates to apply in diverse matters for both plaintiffs and defendants.

We regularly quantify personal economic loss damages and provide testimony through declarations, reports, depositions, administrative hearings, binding and non-binding arbitration, and trial. Our experts are qualified to provide testimony in federal and state courts as well as the U.S. Court of Claims, and they have vast experience preparing Rule 26 federal reports.

Our personal loss professionals include individuals with finance, accounting, and economics backgrounds, including PhDs and other advanced degrees and professional designations. Our professionals have more than 100 years of combined experience preparing and presenting personal economic loss damages.

Stout has deep expertise in a wide array of personal economic loss claim types:

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Employment matters including wrongful termination / discrimination
  • Product liability
  • Medical malpractice

Representative Matters / Industry Experience:

Complex compensation matters

  • Professional athletes
  • Medical professionals
  • Real estate moguls
  • Labor unions


  • Commercial fishing
  • Maritime construction
  • Matters filed under the Jones Act

Mass tort / class action matters

  • Asbestos
  • Fen-phen
  • Mirapex
  • Abilify
  • Diacetyl

Federal, state, and local government

  • Military
  • Police
  • Fire
  • Prison guards
  • Other first responders
  • Education
  • Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
  • 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Workplace discrimination

  • Qui-Tam whistleblower, hostile work environment
  • Gender, race, religion, and age discrimination

Other industries of specialty

  • Construction
  • Aviation
  • Transportation
  • Telecommunication
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Higher education / Title IX