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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

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

22

Feb

2018

$1.175 Million Settlement Due to Establishment of Total Loss of Earning Capacity by Using a Vocational Expert

Many personal injury attorneys overlook a significant amount of case damages by not considering the injured person’s employability and earning capacity. Mr. Brown had been employed for over 20 years as a Heavy Equipment Operator when he sustained injuries to his neck due to a motor vehicle accident. At the Read More

01

Feb

2018

The Importance of Life Care Plan Local Cost Medical Research

From the onset of Life Care Planning, the initial group trained by Paul Deutch were instructed to determine the cost of the various items in the Plan by contacting anywhere from three to five medical providers and vendors in the evaluee’s local geographical area.  Over the years, Life Care Planners 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

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

19

Dec

2017

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

05

Dec

2017

Visit OAS in Texas This Week!

Come by and visit OAS at TTLA Annual Meeting and CLE Seminar at the Éilan Hotel and Spa in San Antonio, Texas this week. OAS is a proud sponsor and exhibitor at this meeting, and we look forward to seeing you there.     Event:              TTLA Annual Meeting and Read More

12

Sep

2017

How to Document the Potential Earning Capacity of Children in Personal Injury Cases

Many personal injury attorneys realize that a Vocational Expert is important to cases of a permanently injured adult but neglect to properly build the house of damages in cases involving children. There are multiple ways of documenting the loss of earning capacity of children. One way to assess the loss Read More

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Jan

2017

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Pre-Schedule a Free Case Evaluation With OAS at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit in Miami

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. will be at this year’s Trial Lawyers Summit in Miami Beach, Florida, Booth #33 from February 5th– 8th. You can pre-schedule a Free Case Evaluation or stop by and visit us. Visit our booth to discuss how OAS can assist you in documenting the damages in Read More