Determining Diminished Earning Capacity for Your Personal Injury Client

Sometimes calculating damages in a persuasive, understandable way is the hardest part about proving your client’s case in court or at the settlement table.  If you are an attorney who has an extensive book of...

Even in today’s modern world, with our state-of-the-art medical treatment, one injury still often eludes successful treatment – spinal injuries. Even moderate damage to the vertebrae in the neck and back can lead to total...

Do You Need a Vocational Expert for Your Client Who Suffered a Serious Personal Injury

There can be no question that use of a vocational expert will greatly enhance the case for a client who has suffered a serious personal injury. Vocational experts specifically focus on strengthening your case once...

The kinds of technology available to our medical professionals today is truly amazing.  Things that were unheard of, or considered science fiction, a decade ago are now part of a doctor’s daily practice.   In fact,...

Case Study: How a Vocational Expert’s Work Resulted in a $6.5 Million Personal Injury Settlement

Are you an attorney who handles car accident, slip and fall, medical malpractice, or any other personal injury matters in which your clients suffer catastrophic and life-altering injuries?  If so, then you should be aware...

There is an ongoing debate brewing today with regard to transparency in medical billing.  More frequently than ever, patients are receiving medical care – oftentimes emergency medical care when there is no time to fill...

The Importance of a Vocational Expert in Calculating Loss of Earning Capacity

If you have been injured in an accident, then you will likely have some idea about what you are able to do – and not do – after that accident. Perhaps you played tennis before...

You may think that the notion of life care planning and the services provided by lawyers are very different.  Indeed, you may assume that life care planning has everything to do with medical care and...

It Was a Bad Slip and Fall, Where Does a Vocational Expert Come In?

Her name was Jane, and she was a truck driver.  She had been making deliveries in her region for five years, and she was saving up to be able to drive better more lucrative routes. ...

We have all seen courtroom dramas.  We have seen when a witness is subjected to a withering cross-examination, and the witness crumbles.  Maybe the witness starts to cry, or maybe he confesses to the crime. ...