The most important topics within forensic economics include:
- The analysis of claims involving persons, workers, firms, or markets for evidence concerning damage liability
- The calculation of damages in personal and commercial litigation
- The development and use of generally accepted forensic economic methodologies and principles.
Examples of applications of economics in litigation:
- Economic damages in injury and death
- Antitrust liability and economic damages
- Unfair practices in international trade
- Economic damages in copyright violation and patent infringement
- Contract violations
- Economic damages related to physical and emotional abuse.