future earnings
Earnings that, if it had not been for an injury, could have been made in the future, but which were lost as result of the injury.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

future earnings
Earnings that, if it had not been for an injury, could have been made in the future, but which were lost as result of the injury.

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  • future earnings — Earnings which, if it had not been for injury, could have been made in future, but which were lost as result of injury. Nowlin v. Kansas City Public Service Co., Mo.App., 58 S.W.2d 324 …   Black's law dictionary

  • future earnings — Wages, salaries, or the net income from an occupation, profession, or business to be earned or accrue later …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • future — fu·ture n: a contract traded on an exchange in which a party agrees to buy or sell a quantity of a bulk commodity (as soybeans) at a specified future date and at a set price usu. used in pl. ◇ If the price of the commodity has gone up when the… …   Law dictionary

  • earnings — earn·ings n pl 1: something (as wages or dividends) earned as compensation for labor or the use of capital 2: the balance of revenue for a specified period that remains after deducting related costs and expenses incurred compare profit Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • earnings per share — (EPS) The net profit attributable to ordinary shareholders divided by weighted average number of ordinary shares in issue. A fully diluted EPS calculation means that the figure is adjusted to take account of shares that will be issued under… …   Law dictionary

  • Future of newspapers — Newspapers: a global industry in transition The future of newspapers has been widely debated as the industry has faced down soaring newsprint prices, slumping ad sales, the loss of much classified advertising and precipitous drops in circulation …   Wikipedia

  • Earnings Multiplier — An adjustment made to a company s P/E ratio that takes into account current interest rates. The earnings multiplier is used to discount future earnings, and allows investors to compare expected growth to an amount of money invested over the same… …   Investment dictionary

  • Earnings growth — In investments, earnings growth refers to the annual rate of growth of earnings. When the dividend payout ratio is same, the dividend growth rate is equal to the earnings growth rate.Earnings growth rate is a key value that is needed when the DCF …   Wikipedia

  • Earnings Estimate — An analyst s estimate for a company s future quarterly or annual earnings. Future earnings estimates are arguably the most important input when attempting to value a firm. By placing estimates on the earnings of a firm for certain periods… …   Investment dictionary

  • earnings — In a pristine sense, the gains of a person from his services or labor, without the aid of capital. 22 Am J2d Damg § 89; 31 Am J2d Exemp § 39. In the modern sense and development of the term, it includes profits from the employment of capital, as… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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