Forensic Economics – Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and other matters

Research, usually including in-person interviews, documented with citations to original evidence, and respected published sources, performed a University Professor Emeritus and CPA who holds several teaching excellence awards. Credentials include a doctoral degree, six professional certifications, numerous professional memberships, and experience in hundreds of cases.

Areas of expertise include economics reports drawn from personal interviews, published economic data, accounting, and financial information.

Dr. James J. Carroll



BSIE – New Jersey Institute of Technology

MBA (Finance) – Rutgers University

Doctor of Business Administration – Nova Southeastern University

Professional Highlights

Dr. Carroll’s experiences include state court in New Jersey, New York, and Federal government courts. See the CV available here.

Numerous personal injury, wrongful death cases, ability-to-pay cases, and diverse commercial damages cases.

Dr. Carroll’s award-winning classroom teaching skills to explain complex matters to the judges and juries. Two National teaching excellence awards, I state award and Professor Emeritus status.

Licenses and Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – New Jersey
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified in Financial Management (CFM)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Outline of Experience

Fifty years of professional experience, See CV available here. 37 years in a blend of full-time University Professor employment and more than 500 litigation support assignments. Experience before that includes Big 4 CPA and Fortune 500 companies.

“I answer my own phone and emails, do my own research, and write my own reports. That is the way my clients and I want it.”

– Dr. James J. Carroll, CPA

Areas of Expertise

Economic impact calculations for:

  • Personal injuries
  • Wrongful deaths
  • Ability-to-Pay (ABLE-related) and other
  • Medical, legal, and accounting malpractice
  • Commercial damages
  • Wrongful terminations
  • Product liability claims
  • Loss of business value
  • Breach of contract
  • Improper accounting practices

Research Methods

Dr. Carroll’s discovery methods include:

  1. In-home interviews with Plaintiffs, and/or family members
  2. On-site visits for commercial cases
Extensive document reviews tied to respected data sources in defense cases
  4. A blend of forensic economics and forensic accounting experiences

This depth of research adds a depth of understating that adds value in opinions and courtroom testimony.

Affiliations and Memberships

• Professional American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

• Memberships: NJ Society of CPAs (NJSCPA)

• National Association for Forensic Economics (NAFE)

• Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

• Academy of Management (AoM)

• North American Case Research Association (NACRA)

• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)


CV – Authored and developed by Dr. James J. Carroll, CPA


Background brief (1 page) – Dr. James J. Carroll, CPA


Discovery questionnaire useful in PI and WD cases