'Reasonable Certainty' Remains Uncertain

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 12:24 PM EST) -- Many legal and financial practitioners are facing increasing challenges on whether alleged damages have been proven with reasonable certainty. This article explores the theoretical and practical considerations of reasonable certainty.[1]

Achieving reasonable certainty as to the calculation of damages is a critical goal in any matter for which damages are to be proven. If a party cannot demonstrate that their damages calculations are reasonably certain, the court is obligated to exclude the testimony. Without this testimony, even successful proof on liability may lead to an award...
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