Dr. Steward was retained in this personal injury case to provide an economic cost analysis. He calculated the present day economic value of the costs associated with a vocational expert’s life care plan of a woman severely injured in an automobile accident. Dr. Steward calculates the present day value of future costs of the outpatient physician care health insurance medication and diagnostic services inpatient care equipment and supplies day care and after care supervised life care and potential care needs. Dr. Steward calculates the present day value of the cost of these items from the date of the report throughout the injured’s life expectancy taking into account the average growth rate the life care plan costs are expected to experience.