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Pricing Lives for Regulation and Tort Liability-Seminar

Regulatory agencies set a monetary value on life and health when determining the stringency of government regulations and penalizing firms after fatalities. Health care decisions make similar implicit judgments regarding prioritization for treatments. Compensation provided by the courts in personal injury cases and payments made through administrative compensation schemes take a quite different approach. The seminar includes exploration of case studies of government agency practices and economic damages estimates in wrongful death cases. The seminar includes a mock trial exercise on testimony regarding the estimation of economic loss. Enrollment Limited