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Dec

2014

Childhood Disability

Calculating the Cost of a Childhood Disability

When you think of disability cases, you may think of adults who have been hurt at work or in an auto accident. But what if a child is permanently injured in an accident. How will this injury affect the child’s ability to work and earn money when they become an Read More

16

Dec

2014

Vocational Assessment

The Importance of Vocational Assessment and Evaluation

When a vocational expert is called to testify in a personal injury or disability case, two of the most important services he or she can provide are vocational assessment and evaluation. According to the Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE), at the University at Buffalo-SUNY, “vocational assessment Read More

01

Oct

2014

life care plan for brain injury

Reflecting Disabilities Associated with Brain Injury in a Life Care Plan

Brain injuries generally lead to other disabilities and health complications such as weakness, paralysis, spasticity, or loss of balance. A life care planner will take these associated disabilities into consideration when creating a life care plan, which can help establish the future expenses an injured individual will be facing. Functional Read More

15

Sep

2014

Vocational Evaluation for Birth Injury Cases

Proving Damages When A Child Sustained Injuries at Birth

In most cases, the birth of a child occurs without any complications or damaging incidents. Unfortunately, though, there are still cases of medical negligence during the labor or delivery process, resulting in avoidable complications. Such shortcomings in care could result in severe long-term health complications and permanent injury for the Read More