Mark W. Erwin, M.A., J.D.

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(913) 981-7200 ext 4

GENERAL

Mr. Erwin is a Principal of Spectrum Economics, a firm specializing in financial and economic analysis. He specializes in economic analysis and modeling. Mr. Erwin’s responsibilities also include the analysis and calculation of economic loss in personal injury, wrongful death and employment cases.

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Erwin has over twenty years experience in the field of forensic economics. He has also participated in development of economic models and authored software for data analysis.

WORK HISTORY

Principal, Spectrum Economics, Inc.

Vice President, Litigation Economics, Inc.

EDUCATION

JD, University of Kansas

MA in Economics, University of Kansas

BS in Economics, University of Kansas

ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Kansas Bar Association, Inactive Status

ARTICLES AND PAPERS

“Estimating Lost Secondary Childcare in Wrongful Death Cases”. Presented to the National Association of Forensic Economics Annual Meeting at San Francisco, CA, January 3, 2009.

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Wrongful Termination/ Discrimination Testimonies

Barbara Rivard-Crook, et. al. v. Advanced Payment Technologies, Case No.2-10-CV-02215, United States District Court, District of Nevada. Wrongful Termination/Breach of Employment Contract (Plaintiff). Deposition testimony, October 2014. Attorney – Craig A. Marquiz, Esq., Marquiz Law Office, PC (Henderson, NV).

Larry Bright, et. al. v. Advanced Payment Technologies, Case No.2-10-CV-02215, United States District Court, District of Nevada. Wrongful Termination/Breach of Employment Contract (Plaintiff). Deposition testimony, October 2014. Attorney – Neil B. Durrant, Esq., Weil & Drage, APC (Henderson, NV).

Pamela Jean Campbell, et. al. v. MCA, Inc., et. al., Case No. A-12-654553-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, May 2014. Attornies – Brad R. Kohler, Tharpe & Howell, LLP (Las Vegas, NV); Sharon A. Parker and Joel L. Barber, The Marks Law Group, LLP (Las Vegas, NV); J. William Ebert and H. Sonny Jeong, Lipson, Neilson, Cole, Seltzer & Garin, P.C. (Las Vegas, NV); Marielle Enriquez, Kring & Chung, LLP (Las Vegas, NV) and William H. Doyle, The Doyle Law Firm, P.C. (Phoenix, AZ).

Christopher Caldwell v. BNSF Railway Company, No. CIV013-362-JHP, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. Personal Injury (FELA). Report, July 2014. Attorney – J. R. Baker, Esq., Hiltgen & Brewer, P.C. (Oklahoma City, OK).

Jon-David Barnhill v. BRW Express, LLC, et. al., District Court, Wyandotte County, Kansas. Personal Injury (with LCP). Deposition testimony, May 2014. Attorney – Daniel E. Stuart, Law Office of Daniel Stuart (Leawood, KS).

Lyle A. Owens v. John Samuel August, et. al., Case No. A-11-653588-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Deposition testimony, June 2013. Attorney – Zachariah B. Perry, Tharpe & Howell, LLP (Las Vegas, NV).

Bert M. Brasher v. Union Pacific, et. al., Case No. CV08-01753, Second Judicial District Court for the State of Nevada in and for the County of Washoe. Personal Injury. Deposition testimony, October 2012. Attornies – Brad R. Kohler, Tharpe & Howell (Las Vegas, NV), Wayne Shaffer, (Laxalt & Nomura, Ltd. (Reno, NV), Brian M. Brown, Thorndal, Armstrong, Delk, Balkenbush & Eisinger (Reno, NV) and Brett K. South, Rands, South & Gardner (Reno, NV).

John Giza v. BNSF Railway Company, Case No. LACL 120622, Iowa District Court for Polk County. Personal Injury (FELA). Deposition testimony, June 2012. Attorney – Michael W. Thrall, Nyemaster, Goode, West, Hansell & O’Brien, PC (Des Moines, IA).

Wendy O’Brien v. Frank Faris, M.D., Case No. A574011, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2012. Attorney – Christina M. Alexander, Hutchison & Steffen (Las Vegas, NV).

Denise McEnroe v. Carlisle Syntec, Inc., et. al., Case No. 09CA-CV03969, Circuit Court, Cass County, Missouri. Personal Injury. Deposition testimony, December 2011. Attorney – Frederick J, Ludwig, Husch Blackwell, LLP (St. Louis, MO).

Giovanni Campagna v. LPCK, LLC, et. al., Case No. A-10-607930-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Deposition testimony, October 2011. Attorney – Jeffrey J. Orr, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Barbara Berridge v. Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., et. al., No. 06AB-CC0273, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

Mark Cook, et. al. v. Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., et. al., No. 06AB-CC00251, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

James Cowan v. Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., et. al., No. 06AB-CC00243, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

Vivian A. Delacroix, et. al. v. Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., et. al., No. 06AB-CC00233, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

Tracy L. Parrella, et. al. v. Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., et. al., No. 06AB-CC0300, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

James Walsh, et. al. v. Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., et. al., No. 06AB-CC00251, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Wrongful Death. Deposition testimony, February 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

Shane Mendenhall v. CSX Transportation, Inc., Civil Action No. 08C-518, Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee, at Nashville. Personal Injury (FELA). Deposition testimony, July 2009. Attorney – Scott Derrick, Gullet Sanford Robinson & Martin, PLLC (Nashville, TN).

Steven Davila, et. al. v Zurich American Insurance Company, et. al., Case No. A597830, District Court, Clark County, Nevada, Civil Department. Personal Injury (with LCP). Deposition testimony, March 2011. Attorney – David Clayson, Clayson & Marias (Las Vegas, NV).

Max Curry and Barbara Curry v. Exel Direct, Inc., et. al., Case No. 0816-CV08301, Division 02, Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, at Kansas City. Personal Injury. Deposition testimony, June 2009. Attorney – Lee Baty, Baty, Holm & Numrich (Kansas City, MO).

Jeffrey Frederick v Celso Villa-Roma, Templeton Development, et. al., Case No. A534766, District Court, Clark County, Nevada, Civil Department. Personal Injury (with LCP). Deposition testimony, April 2009. Attorney – David Clayson, Clayson & Marias (Las Vegas, NV).

OTHER EXPERT REPORTS

Personal Injury – Earnings Only

Dara Del Priore, et. al. v. John McNamee, et. al., Case No. A-13-691887-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, February 2015. Attorney – Jeffrey J. Orr, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Giann Bianchi, et. al. v. John McNamee., et. al., Case No. A-13-691887-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, February 2015. Attorney – Jeffrey J. Orr, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Marc LaSala, et. al. v. Republic Silver State Disposal, Inc., et. al., Case No. A610084, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, May 2014. Attorney – Robert P. Molina, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Tolbert Pratt v. LaBruzzo, LLC., Case No. tbd, Circuit Court, Jackson County, Missouri. Personal Injury (Plaintiff). Report, April 2014. Attorney – James L. Daniels, James Daniels Law Firm (Kansas City, MO).

Juan Carlos Pons v. Sunset Station, Inc., Case No. A-11-633411-C, Dept. No. XXI, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, August 2013. Attorney – Jeffrey J. Orr, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Dario Dimitric v. Jonathan Joyon Chan, et. al., Case No. 2:12-cv-02202-RCJ-VCF, United States District Court, District of Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, August 2013. Attorney – Brian W. Goldman, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Kimberly Lerner v. John D. Greer, et. al., Case No. 2:12-CV-01300-MMD-CWH, United States District Court, District of Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, May 2013. Attorney – Zachariah B. Perry, Tharpe & Howell, LLP (Las Vegas, NV).

Erik K. Stimmel v. Charles Robert Bates, Jr., et. al., Case No. 12-97518-NI, State of Michigan in the Genesee County Circuit Court. Personal Injury. Report, January 2013. Attorney – Neil T. Riddell, Dean & Fulkerson, P.C. (Troy, MI).

Elaine Khamdamian v. Red Rock Resort, Case No. A-09-596268-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, July 2012. Attorney – Jeffrey J. Orr, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Christine Weyand v. Red Rock Resort, et. al., Case No. A578694, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, March 2012. Attorney – Jeffrey J. Orr, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Cynthia Buckley, et. al. v. GEICO General Insurance Company, et. al., Case No. 2:09-cv-02287, United States District Court, District of Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, July 2011. Attorney – Christopher M. Keller, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Pete Robles v. David Bailey, et. al., Case No. A-09-597885-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, May 2011. Attorney – Carrie McCrea Hanlon, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

John Carr v. Gustavo Paredes, et. al., Case No. A-10-608531, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, February 2011. Attorney – Carrie McCrea Hanlon, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Lisa Williams, et. al. v. Carlos Emanuel, M.D., et. al., No. A581990, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, January 2011. Attorney – Christina M. Alexander, Hutchison & Steffen (Las Vegas, NV).

Douglas D. Kallerson v. The Peele Company, et. al., Case No. A542428, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, November 2010. Attorney – Carrie McCrea Hanlon, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Everett Moore v. Charleston Station, LLC, et. al., Case No. A596388, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, September 2010. Attorney – Richard J. Pyatt, Pyatt, Silvestri & Hanlon (Las Vegas, NV).

Jennie Tran v. AAG-Lexus, et. al., Case No. 09-A-589539-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, August 2010. Attorney – David Clayson, Cisneros, Clayson & Marias (Las Vegas, NV).

Elizabeth Schubeck v. NY Hair Company, LLC, Case No. A562800, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, September 2009. Attorney – David Clayson, Cisneros, Clayson & Marias (Las Vegas, NV).

Anne McGuire v. Frank Martin, Case No. A518488, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, July 2009. Attorney – David Clayson, Cisneros, Clayson & Marias (Las Vegas, NV).

Clifford W. Schmidt and Deborah Schmidt v. Groendyke Transport, Inc., Case No. 07CV1030, District Court of Wyandotte County, Kansas, Civil Department. Personal Injury. Report, February 2009. Attorney – Eldon Boisseau, Law Offices of Eldon Boisseau, LLC (Wichita, KS).

Mary Adusei and Baffour Adusei v. Smith Food and Drug Centers, Inc., Case No. A515356, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury. Report, January 2009. Attorney – Carrie McCrea Hanlon, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Personal Injury – Earnings Only (FELA)

Scott A. Lox v. BNSF, Case No. CI-13-5140, District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska. Personal Injury (FELA). Report, September 2014. Attorney – Andrew D. Weeks, Esq. Sattler & Bogen, LLP (Lincoln, NE).

Dustin Dillard v. The Alabama Great Southern Railway, Case No. 2013-00617, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. Personal Injury (FELA). Report, February 2014. Attorney – Kieffer Johnson, Beirne, Maynard and Parsons (New Orleans, LA).

Raymond James Jackson v. DeQueen and Eastern Railway Company, Case. No. CJ-09-48, District Court of McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Personal Injury (FELA). Report, September 2010. Attorney – Margaret H. Apgar, Diamond Apgar (Dallas, TX).

David Wood v. DeQueen and Eastern Railway Company, Case. No. CJ-09-52, District Court of McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Personal Injury (FELA). Report, September 2010. Attorney – Margaret H. Apgar, Diamond Apgar (Dallas, TX).

Perry L. Ohrtman v. BNSF Railway Company, Doc. No. 1091 No. 919, District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska. Personal Injury (FELA). Report, May 2010. Attorney – Patrick V. Ortman, Locher Pavelka Dostal Braddy & Hammes, LLC (Omaha, NE).

Personal Injury – Earnings and Future Medical

William Taylor v. Alastair Brady, et. al., Case No. A-12-661732-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, May 2014. Attorney – Robert P. Molina, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Eduardo Trejo v. Republic Silver State Disposal, Inc., et. al., Case No. A-13-674551-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, February 2014. Attorney – Robert P. Molina, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Cynthia Smith v. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., Case No. A-12-674141-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, October 2013. Attorney – David R. Clayson, Law Offices of Clayson & Mikesell (Las Vegas, NV).

Charmin Kelly, et. al. v. Niranjana J. Thakkar., Case No. A-12-659588-C, Dept. No. XII, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, September 2013. Attorney – Christopher M. Keller, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Albert McCandless v. Sante Fe Station, Inc., Case No. A-11-646139-C, Dept. No. XVII, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, September 2013. Attorney – Robert M. Molina, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Anthony Daniels v. Andrus Transportation Services, et. al.., Case No. A-11-647753-C, Dept. No. XX, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, August 2013. Attorney – Nicholas M. Bui, Tharpe & Howell, LLP (Las Vegas, NV).

Leah Booker v. Sheldon Branche, et. al., Case No. A658472, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, June 2013. Attorney – Robert P. Molina, Pyatt Silvestri (Las Vegas, NV).

Anthony Ayala v. Red Rock Resort, Mediation. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, April 2012. Attorney – Jeanne C. Baak, Hall & Evans, LLC (Denver, CO).

Larry Stephens v. Red Rock Resort, Case No. A-09-598674-C, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, April 2012. Attorney – Robert Molina, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Margit A. Finley v. Republic Services, et. al., Case No. 10-A609982, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, February 2012. Attorney – Carrie McCrea Hanlon, Pyatt Silvestri & Hanlon, PLC (Las Vegas, NV).

Chrystal Parry v. Intermountain Healthcare, et. al., Private Arbitration Panel under Utah Uniform Arbitration Act. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, November 2010. Attorney – Robert G. Wright, Richards Brandt Miller & Nelson (Salt Lake City, Utah).

Rodney D. Lemon v. Marvin Kimble, et. al., Case No. A568433, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, February 2010. Attorney – Paul M. Haire, Cisneros, Clayson & Marias (Las Vegas, NV).

Wrongful Death

Tammy L. Nimmers v. Mahalaxmi Inn Corporation, et. al., Law No.121677, Iowa District Court in and for Scott County. Wrongful Death. Report, August 2014. Attorney – William J. Bush, Esq., Bush, Motto, Creen, Koury & Hall, PLC (Davenport, IA).

Christina T. McDonald v. Sumner County Board of Education, et. al., Case No. 2011-CV-1499, Circuit Court, Sumner County, Tennessee. Wrongful Death. Report, June 2014. Attorney – Thomas B. Russell, Esq., Gullett, Sanford, Robinson and Martin, PLLC (Nashville, TN).

Larinda Hays, et. al. v. DeAngelo Brothers, Inc., et. al., Case No. 12 CV 1419-JAR-JPO, United States District Court for the District of Kansas. Wrongful Death. Report, November 2013. Attorney – Eldon Boisseau, Law Offices of Eldon Boisseau, LLC (Wichita, KS).

Estate of Ileen Osornio v. Frank Stiles, M.D., et. al., Case No. A639548, Dept. No. XXVIII, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Wrongful Death. Report, September 2013. Attorney – Brett K. South, Rands, South & Gardner, PLC (Reno, NV).

Mary Love-Isom v. United States of America, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Wrongful Death (Plaintiff). Report, January 2013. Attorney – Craig A. Marquiz, Marquiz Law Office, PC (Henderson, NV).

Kimberly Dear v. Doncasters, Inc., et. al., No. 06AB-CC00239, Circuit Court of Franklin County, State of Missouri. Personal Injury (with LCP). Report, April 2011. Attorney – Paul H. Kuznetsky, Kaplan, Masamillo & Andrews, LLC (Chicago, IL).

Susan Carbonell v. Sunrise Mountain Hospital, Inc., Case No. A527198 Dept. No. I, District Court, Clark County, Nevada. Report, December 2009. Wrongful Death. Attorney – Diane Carr Roth, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP (Las Vegas, NV).

Tammy Fanning v. Sitton Motor Lines, Inc., Case No. 08-CV-2464 CM/DJW, United States District Court for the District of Kansas. Wrongful Death. Report, September 2009. Attorney – Eldon Boisseau, Law Offices of Eldon Boisseau, LLC (Wichita, KS).

Estate of Anthony Sanders v. Mammoet USA, Inc., Case No. A555712, District Court, Clark County, Nevada, Civil Department. Wrongful Death. Report, April 2009. Attorney – Kenneth C. Ward, Archer Norris (Walnut Creek, CA).

Steven Reininger v. St. Alexius Medical Center., No. 06L4677, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, County Department – Law Division. Wrongful Death. Report, April 2009. Attorney – Mary L. Golden, Lowis & Gellin, LLP (Chicago, IL).

Wrongful Death (FELA)

Louse Bahe v. Union Pacific Railway Company, Case No. D-101 CV-2013-00244, First Judicial District Court, County of Santa Fe, State of New Mexico. Wrongful Death (FELA). Report, October 2013. Attorney – Justin D. Rodriguez, Atkinson, Thal & Baker, PC (Albuquerque, NM).

Wrongful Termination/Labor/Discrimination

Marne L. Sherman v. The Curators of the University of Missouri, Case No. 0916-CV21236, Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. Labor Discrimination (Plaintiff). Report, November 2010. Attorney – Albert F. Kuhl, Law Offices of Albert F. Kuhl (Kansas City, MO).

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