Ogden tables


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Ogden tables

a set of actuarial tables provided to assist in calculating the amount of money payable as damages for loss of future benefits - especially future wage loss. They are named after the chairman of the committee that devised them, Sir Michael Ogden QC. They are now the starting point in calculating MULTIPLIERS and utilize a statutory rate of return set from time to time by government.
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