David S. Gibson


Senior Analyst

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David S. Gibson


Senior Analyst

Vocational Economics, Inc. 799 Roosevelt Road Building 6 Suite 208 Glen Ellyn, IL 60137





David Gibson is a Senior Analyst for Vocational Economics, Inc.  Mr. Gibson provides expert testimony in the areas of lost earnings due to death, disability, or loss of employment, as well as commercial damages, business valuation, and analyses of complex financial issues.  He has provided testimony in both state and federal courts in more than twenty states and one hundred jurisdictions.

With almost 40 years of experience, Mr. Gibson has researched and written extensively on the impact of disability on earnings and worklife expectancy using several noted studies.  His work with the American Community Survey has included detailed examination of the impact of physical and cognitive disabilities on earnings and employment, including multiple presentations of his research to the ACS Users’ Group and U. S. Census Bureau.

He coordinates Vocational Economics’ analysis methodology and leads the company’s development of new statistical and demographic data for use in its forensic databases.  Mr. Gibson has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago, a Masters of Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Kentucky, and a Baccalaureate degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois in Urbana. His training in these diverse disciplines uniquely qualifies him to assess the impact of disability or death on expected lifetime earnings.

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Do you represent a client that has sustained a permanent impairment.  Whether your client has a permanent partial or total disability and whether they are able to return to work, depending on the nature and extent of the work difficulties sustained, there may be a loss.  The issue before the courts, loss of earning capacity, addresses lifetime compensation and worklife expectancy.  Our experts are available to answer any question you may have about your case.  We invite you to complete the case inquiry form and one of our experts will make contact with you.

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