employability evaluation

What Are the Circumstances Where an Employability Evaluation is Essential?

Do you have a client in your family law practice who is underemployed, unemployed, or disabled? Do you have a client in your personal injury practice who has suffered a permanent injury that has impacted his or her ability to work? If so, then you should get in touch with Read More




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




building the house of damages

Building The House Of Damages In Personal Injury Cases – The Importance Of Having A Medical Foundation

The largest dollar amount in a personal injury case is usually the plaintiff’s inability to work and the resultant loss of earning capacity. This is extremely important in proving the damages part of a small, medium, or large case. Therefore, an expert knowledgeable in rehabilitation, as well as the vocational Read More




determine employability in personal injury cases

Don’t Monkey Around: The Use of Standard Methodology to Determine Employability in Personal Injury Cases

A clerical worker slips and falls, injuring his lower back. He returns to work for six months and then stops work. The Vocational Expert with over 40 years of experience determines that the Plaintiff is not employable. The examination of the Defendant Vocational Expert, after vocational testing, determines the Plaintiff Read More




win $1000 gift card for a royal caribbean cruise

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




OAS Florida CLE

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




OAS CLE in East Rutherford

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




vocational experts are not economists

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




vocational testing in personal injury cases

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




OAS, Inc Booth

OAS, Inc Booth at Texas Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting & CLE Seminar was a Huge Success!!

Occupational Assessment Services (OAS) Inc was a Gold Sponsor at Texas Trial Lawyers Association annual meeting & CLE Seminar. The event was held at Eilan Hotel and Spa in San Antonio, Texas where TTLA attendees had an opportunity to “Meet the Expert” at the OAS Booth. Ed Provder, CRC, CLCP, Read More