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Welcome to Robert W. Johnson & Associates

Robert W. Johnson & Associates, one of the nation's leading litigation economics consulting firms, specializes in quantifying and illustrating economic, non-economic and punitive damages.

We provide attorneys with accurate and understandable answers to complex litigation economics questions. Our forensic economists evaluate each case individually and provide the analysis you need to substantiate the client's present and future losses. We also offer a wide range of services to the legal community, including the evaluation and negotiation of structured settlements. read more

FEATURED CASES:
WRONGFUL DEATH

ECONOMIST QUANTIFIES LOSS OF LOVE, CARE, COMFORT & SOCIETY IN WRONGFUL DEATH OF 75-YEAR-OLD WIDOWER - JURY VERDICT $1,600,000


Mr. Joseph Bucik, a 75-year-old widower, was struck and killed by an unmarked police car driven by a police officer who was shown to have a 0.125 blood alcohol level.

Mr. Bucik had been an extremely active 75-year-old. He had recently won the local mixed doubles bowling tournament and a senior golf championship tournament. He enjoyed gardening and spent every holiday with his children. Mr. Bucik's married adult children sued for the loss of their father's love, care, comfort, society, etc. read more...


ECONOMIST QUANTIFIES DAMAGES IN FARMER WRONGFUL DEATH; JURY VERDICT $1,397,000


Ted McCormack, a 62-year-old part-time dry-land farmer and full-time farm manager, was driving home when a truck driven by the defendant lost a load of drainage pipe. The pipe crashed thru the windshield of Mr. McCormack’s car killing him. He was survived by his wife and adult children.

Mr. McCormack worked two jobs. First, he share-cropped land and managed additional acreage for the owner. He was paid a portion of the crop and given free housing. Second, he would hire himself out as a farm manager at $15/hour. His average earnings when he share-cropped were approximately $36,800 per year. His alternative average earnings capacity when he was a farm manager was $45,000. As a jack-of-all-trades, Mr. McCormack performed household services significantly above average. It was Mr. McCormack’s intent to work to age 70.

Mr. Johnson testified that a bracketed analysis would best represent Mr. McCormack’s loss...read more...


ECONOMIST’S TESTIMONY ASSISTS IN WRONGFUL DEATH OF 38-YEAR-OLD MOTHER; BENCH VERDICT: $2,454,000


Mrs. Penny Del Real, a 38-year-old married, mother of two, earned $43,000 per year as an Associate State Tax Auditor. While driving on the highway to work, she was forced to swerve to avoid a stopped car in the road. She was unsure whether her car had suffered any damage from the road debris so she stopped to inspect it. While she was stopped, a tractor trailer truck driven by the defendant struck both vehicles, killing Mrs. Del Real instantly. The defendant truck driver, Mr. Vidrios, said he never saw either car... read more...


 

news flash
RWJA 2015 Year-End
Verdicts Summary

Robert W. Johnson & Associates is proud to provide a listing of the firm's top verdicts of 2015. Key verdicts during 2015 included the personal injury case of Gamez (Garcia), et al. v. Dillon Transport, Inc., et al., with a verdict of $31,300,000. Combined with thirteen other major cases during the year, Robert W. Johnson & Associates contributed financial testimony in verdicts amounting to $133,457,907.


Economic Expert James Mills Testifies at Over 250 Depositions

Robert W. Johnson & Associates congratulates economics expert James Mills. An employee of RWJA for over 12 years, Mr. Mills has testified in over 250 depositions.

Mr. Mills has also testified in trial 20 times. He has never failed to qualify as an economic expert at the trial level. His testimony has been accepted in state courts in Alameda, Fresno, Los Angeles, Mendocino, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Joaquin and Ventura counties. Additionally he has been admitted as an economic expert in state courts in Oregon, Nevada and Washington.

Attorney’s Comments Regarding Mr. Mills’ punitive damages testimony at trial: "Mr. Mills helped the jury to understand the true financial condition of the defendant. Although the defendant has not operated for decades, Mr. Mills was able to examine historical documents, including old news releases, and explain to the jury in clear and understandable terms how that information revealed the defendant’s actual financial condition. Mr. Mills was able to take tax return information received during trial and convey that data to the jury in a way that supported his opinions and assisted them in their task.”

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