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Small-business owner's role is crucial when assessing income loss due to injury

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 10:46 AM | By Ephraim Stulberg

This is a story about two people, and how their lives and financial affairs were tragically changed by a motor-vehicle crash. It contains some valuable lessons for lawyers practising personal injury law.

Charles and Jeannette are a husband and wife. They each operate their own small business.

Charles is an accountant. He runs a firm of 10 professionals and administrative staff that provides bookkeeping and tax services to a multitude of small clients. There are a few long-time customers, but business primarily comes via online and...