2018 DRI Webinars

DRI3487 - Can Insolvency and Lost Profits Coexist?

Standard: $25.00


It is not uncommon to see a financially distressed plaintiff suing for lost profits asserting the acts of a defendant were causal. We will discuss if and how insolvency can impact proximate cause or intervening cause assertions. We will discuss insolvency in both contract and tort damages as well as how several courts analyzed the issue, including a dissent.


  • Recognize the three different indicators of insolvency
  • How plaintiff’s management decisions may create insolvency and how defendant can use the analysis to mitigate or eliminate proximate cause
  • How courts have analyzed the proximate cause issue in distressed firm
  • How numbers and not the story but numbers tell the story


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