This note corrects errors in Table 3 of Edward Foster's article (2020, p. 107). The original paper was addressed to forensic economists who use, or contemplate using, healthy life expectancy (HLE) to estimate the period for future loss of household or personal services due to death or catastrophic injury of the service provider. The paper's purpose was to alert readers to some features of HLE, as originally defined by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and published by Kurt Krueger (2019), that could influence the way one might use HLE in that application.

Table 3, “The Distribution of HLE Over the Lifespan,” addresses implications of assuming that but for the service provider's injury or death, he or she would have been able to provide services at the same level as before, to the end of the healthy life expectancy. Those with some actuarial education...

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