06

Dec

2018

OAS Helps Injured Wyoming Worker Secure $10 Million Verdict

Earlier this year, a jury in Wyoming awarded a 51-year-old power plant supervisor from Rock Springs a $10 million verdict following a two-week trial. They determined negligence on the part of both hospital staff and his attending physician contributed to the emergency amputation of both his legs just four days Read More

30

Nov

2018

Ed Provder

Ed Provder Gives Presentation on Damages at Litigation at Sunrise

On November 16th, Ed Provder, founder and President of Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS), told a full audience at Litigation at Sunrise how a vocational assessment helps litigators recover maximum damages in injury cases. A link to his presentation is available below. [DAMAGES: Building the House of Damages Using a Read More

27

Nov

2018

Employment Law

The Use of Employability Experts in Employment Law Cases

The use of a Vocational Expert is widely used to objectively assess an evaluee’s employability and/or earning capacity in many types of cases. The assessment and documentation of the employability of persons who have been wrongfully terminated or sexually harassed is an important part of the damages in employment law Read More

21

Nov

2018

Veterans file Lawsuit

Mentally Ill Veterans Denied VA Benefits Can Proceed with Class Action Lawsuit

Navy and Marine Corps veterans who developed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following their service in Afghanistan and Iraq can now file suit against the military that has denied them Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. The decision follows a recent ruling by a senior judge in the U.S. District Court. A detailed Read More

24

Sep

2018

A Vocational Evaluation Can Help Veterans Receive TDIU

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has recently published an informative video on the nearly 4 million individuals who receive Veteran’s Compensation benefits for “service-connected” disabilities. Such disabilities result from disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service. Many of these veterans are severely disabled and are unable to Read More

11

Sep

2018

Employability Evaluations

Video: Employability Evaluations

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has recently published an informative video on how even experienced plaintiff or defense attorneys often may not fully understand how to document damages in personal injury cases. In most personal injury, medical malpractice, or product liability cases which result in permanent injury; the most important Read More

28

Aug

2018

Video: Life Care Plan Helps Secure $24 million settlement in Spinal Cord Injury Case

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has recently published an informative video on how a Life Care Plan we prepared helped achieve a verdict of $24 million in a spinal cord injury case. In this case, a 21-year-old college graduate trained in personnel management and employed by an insurance company was Read More

24

Aug

2018

OAS Plays Critical Role in $3.69M Worker Settlement Case

OAS recently provided a comprehensive Life Care Plan that helped render a $3.69 million dollar settlement for a worker injured on the job. The Plaintiff was assisting with electrical repairs at a warehouse in South Plainfield on Feb. 20, 2014, when he was hit with an arc flash explosion. He Read More

15

Aug

2018

How a Life Care Plan Can Document Damages

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has recently published an informative video on how a Life Care Plan we prepared helped achieve a $25 million verdict in a medical malpractice case involving an infant deprived of oxygen at birth. The child’s injuries resulted in brain damage, cerebral palsy, and a respiratory Read More

31

Jul

2018

Life Care Planning for Catastrophic Injuries

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has recently published an informative video on how a Life Care Plan we prepared helped achieve the largest injury verdict in Wisconsin in 35 years. In this case, a five-year-old boy on a playground passed through an unlocked, open gate—coming into contact with an electrical Read More