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18

Jul

2016

occupational assessment services, vocational evaluations, vocational experts, vocational evaluations for lawyers, legal services, social security disability claims

Using Vocational Experts in Social Security Disability Cases – Increase Your Wins

Since Kerner v. Flemming, 283 F.2d 916 (2d Cir. 1960), Vocational Experts, who are vocational rehabilitation professionals educated, trained, and skilled in job placement of injured persons and knowledgeable about labor market conditions, have been asked to formulate vocational opinions about specific job opportunities of a person based on their Read More

11

Jul

2016

vocational experts, vocational evaluations, expert witnesses, occupational assessment services, personal injury law, personal injury damages

Imploding the House of Damages in Personal Injury Cases – Using Only an Economist and Not a Vocational Expert!

Many personal injury attorneys do not realize how important it is to properly build the house of damages in a personal injury case. They must lay a proper foundation with a comprehensive medical report that documents the Plaintiff’s injuries. Preferably, the physician will discuss the individual’s residual functional capacity and Read More

06

Jul

2016

vocational experts, vocational evaluation services, occupational assessment services, earning capacity assessment, legal services, personal injury litigation, documenting damages

Understanding the Vocational Expert’s Damage Report in Personal Injury Cases

Many personal injury attorneys realize that a Vocational Expert is important in properly building the house of damages, but do not know if they have received a comprehensive report. Below is an outline of the items that should be included in a detailed and thorough Vocational Expert Damage Report. 1) Read More

22

Jun

2016

employment law vocational evaluations, expert witness, occupational assessment services, vocational evaluations, earning capacity assessments

How An Employability Expert Documents the Monetary Damages in Employment Law Cases

Employment law cases involve such situations as wrongful termination, sexual harassment, age or sex discrimination, and Americans with Disabilities Act cases. In these types of cases, the damages consist of loss of past and future earnings. These damages can only be testified to by a vocational expert. The vocational expert Read More

15

Jun

2016

divorce attorney services, vocational evaluations, earning capacity assessments, matrimonial law services, occupational assessment services, divorce law

Under-Employed Spousal Earnings Assessment in Family Law Cases

Employability Experts are increasingly being used by Matrimonial attorneys to evaluate an under-employed spouse’s earning capacity. A vocational expert’s testimony can be used to lower alimony payments. The Vocational Expert’s evaluation consists of conducting an in-person evaluation of a spouse to determine their age, education, past work experience, previously learned Read More

13

Jun

2016

Catastrophic Personal Injury Cases – The Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence in the Testimony of a Life Care Planner

Many personal injury attorneys do not realize how important demonstrative evidence is in illustrating the long term medical damages in a catastrophic personal injury case. Most frequently, Rehabilitation Counselors and Life Care Planners are retained to assess and document the long term medical costs resulting from the Plaintiff’s catastrophic or Read More

06

Jun

2016

vocational evaluations for lawyers, vocational evaluations, life care planning services, expert witnesses, vocational assessments, oas inc, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association annual meeting

Look for OAS Inc at the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

Please look for Occupational Assessment Services, Inc today at the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association annual meeting at Waters Edge Resort in Westbrook, CT. The event is until 6:00PM. OAS is located on the lower level, across from Saloon A,B,C. If you happen to be there, stop by and say hello Read More

18

Apr

2016

vocational expert services, life care planning services, new jersey association for justice, njaj boardwalk seminar

Attorney Kenneth L. Gonzalez Wins 2016 OAS Royal Caribbean Cruise Raffle!

Occupational Assessment Services Inc., the leader in Vocational Evaluations and Life Care Plans, held a raffle at the 2016 New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Convention, giving away a $1,000 certificate towards a Royal Caribbean Cruise to a lucky winner. A big congratulation goes out to Attorney Kenneth L. Gonzalez Read More