Originally Posted by DanaT
Well, just assuming a future value with 5% year, 10k a year, 20 years, that is about $350k. Extrapolate that until retirement time, and the future value is close to $1.6M.
So if a false arrest resulted in $10k a year less income, it is easy to get to $1.6M in damages over a career.
I am not in a Math mood today, so I will run with your numbers.
The difference in salary between NP vs RN, or CRNA vs RN is anywhere in a range of $20-$50k a year (after factoring the cost of the Masters degree over four years).