Galbraith v. Derr

Future Lost Earning Capacity Available in Pa., Despite No Present Wage Loss


Defense counsel and the trial judge questioned whether Plaintiff could seek future lost earning capacity when there were no wages lost up to the point of trial. The memo gives a history of Pa. law going back to 1917, all of which supports a claim for future lost earning capacity even if Plaintiff is earning MORE money after the injury which is the subject of the lawsuit.

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Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Trial Motions | State, 3rd Circuit, Pennsylvania | United States

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