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Jan

2018

Come to the NTL Summit in Miami for a chance to win a $1000 Royal Caribbean Cruise Gift Certificate!

Occupational Assessment Services (OAS) and Medical Billing Analysts (MBA) are looking forward to seeing you at the National Trial Lawyers (NTL) Summit 2018 in Miami on Sunday, February 4, 2018 to Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Stop by BOOTH 40 to enter our raffle for a $1000 Royal Caribbean Cruise Gift Certificate and to Read More

24

Jan

2018

Join OAS in Florida for Our CLE!

OAS will be co-hosting a Continuing Legal Education seminar titled “Using a Vocational Expert and an Economist from Start to Finish (Intake to Trial)” with Sobel Tinari Economics Group to help provide you with the best information possible. Edmond Provder, Vocational Consultant, President, Occupational Assessment Services, and Kristin Kucsma, Principal of the Firm Read More

22

Jan

2018

Occupational Assessment Services CLE in East Rutherford NJ Was a Great Success!

Snow and sleet did not keep the attorneys from enjoying the debut presentation of “Building the House of Damages in Cases Between 100K & 300K: Using a Vocational Expert/Life Care Planner & a Medical Billing Expert.” The CLE was held Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) and Medical Read More

18

Jan

2018

Vocational Experts Are Not Economists – Documenting the Loss of Earnings in Employment Law Cases

Vocational Experts can add valuable services to assist the Plaintiff or Defense attorney in determining the impact of termination on a Plaintiff’s ability to return to work in their previous occupation, use their skills to perform related occupations, and/or earn money equivalent to their pre-termination earnings.  In addition, the expert Read More

16

Jan

2018

Determining Spousal Earnings in Family Law Cases Using a Labor Market Survey

Divorce attorneys are increasingly using Employability Experts to determine the unemployed spouse’s earning capacity.  A Vocational Expert’s testimony can be used to lower or eliminate spousal alimony payments. Employability Experts have extensive experience in placing individuals in jobs given their age, education, past work experience, previously learned skills, and medical Read More

12

Jan

2018

Establishing Employability: The Importance of Vocational Testing in Personal Injury Cases

A vocational evaluation in personal injury cases usually involves a vocational interview with the plaintiff from which the vocational expert formulates their employability and earning capacity opinions.  Few vocational experts have the experience to administer vocational testing with the plaintiff, and thus, are missing an important part of the evaluation. Read More

10

Jan

2018

OAS is Hosting a New Jersey CLE on Wednesday 1/17/18. Sign Up Now!

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) and Medical Billing Analysts (MBA) are excited to host their CLE titled “Building the House of Damages in Cases Between 100K & 300K: Using a Vocational Expert/Life Care Planner & a Medical Billing Expert” on Wednesday, January 17.   The event will be held at Read More

04

Jan

2018

Not Just a Bump on the Head; Evaluating the Employability of a Traumatic Brain Injured Plaintiff

A plaintiff is involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustains a “bump on the head,” resulting in a mild traumatic brain injury.  Many personal injury attorneys are not cognizant of the impact such an incident may have on an individual’s employability and earning capacity. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are Read More