Course Description

This course considers the different factors involved with setting a monetary value for personal injury cases.  The presentation includes discussions of different hypothetical cases.


This course includes video recorded from a combined live/Zoom presentation from the Washington County Bar Association Bench Bar in the spring of 2022.


Course Deadline Notice:

Axom Education will no longer be offering online CLE courses after the December 31st, 2022 compliance deadline.  Any courses purchased from October 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022 must be completed by January 10th, 2023 to receive CLE credit.


CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.


Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Valuing the PI Case Panel

    Valuing the PI Case Panel

    Jarrod Takah, Esq. is an attorney with Tershel and Associates in Washington, PA. Mr. Takah earned his law degree from Duquesne University. At Duquesne, he was a member of the law review. As a member of the law review, he was published and served as Associate Case Note Editor. He also participated in the Trial Advocacy program. He joined Tershel & Associates, in October 2008, as an Associate Attorney after serving as a law clerk with the firm for 18 months. Since joining Tershel & Associates, Jarrod has helped injured and disabled individuals in a variety of civil matters in state and federal courts throughout Southwestern Pa. He lives in Washington, Pa., with his wife, Tiffany.

    Steve Wolf, Esq. is an attorney with the firm of Wolf, Wagers and Wolf in Canonsburg, PA. He earned his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and has more than 40 years of trial experience. He previously seved as a Law Clerk for the Commonwealth Court of PA, and focuses his practice on the areas of personal injury, workers' compensation, criminal law, and domestic relations.

    Thomas Lonich, Esq. is an attorney with the Thomas A. Lonich Law Offices. He earned his law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law. He was born and raised in Washington County. Tom concentrates his practice in personal injury, contracts, trial litigation, and municipal law. Tom has served, or currently serves, as solicitor for various municipalities and zoning hearing boards. He has represented individuals and developers in matters of land use, planning and development, conditional use and variances.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Valuation Factors Handout (Printing Optional)
    • Hypotheticals Handout (Printing Optional)
    • Valuing the Personal Injury Case Part One
    • Valuing the Personal Injury Case Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)