An injury or accident can produce a disabling condition. An OAS vocational expert is able to determine the individual´s skills and abilities to engage in work. Specific types of employment, skills, and abilities, earning capacity, and mitigation of losses are identified and compared with real-life employment opportunities within the local job market.
An in-person consultation with an attorney, human resource professional, or third party insurer can evaluate the viability of the case and the cost/benefit of contracting with an OAS Vocational Expert.
A Vocational Interview with an OAS expert is an individual client interview within a comfortable setting, usually provided by the retaining attorney. It is an important component of a vocational assessment.