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Vocational Services & Evaluation
Our experts will help to determine what jobs a person can perform, how many of these jobs exist in their geographical area, and what the pay scale is. This information is invaluable in personal injury cases where you are trying to document loss wages or refute unreasonable damages.

Labor Market Analysis
When you need to know and have an actual list of jobs a person can perform, our labor market analysis will provide it to you.

Earning Capacity Evaluation
Loss wages is an important part of any personal injury case, and our experts will help to establish reasonable damages, or refute exaggerated claims.

Types of Cases That May Utilize a Vocational Expert

  1. Personal Injury
  2. Medical Malpractice
  3. Product Liability
  4. Divorce/Marital Dissolution
  5. Employment Discrimination
  6. Americans with Disability Act
  7. Social Security Disability Determination
  8. Workers’ Compensation

Tasks of the Vocational Expert

  1. Classifying Past Relevant Work (Job Titles)
  2. Describing Past Relevant Work (Skills/Exertion)
  3. Assessing Abilities and Aptitudes (Testing)
  4. Measuring Earning Capacity and/or Loss (Wages/Salary)
  5. Defining Labor Market Access (Available Jobs)
  6. Act as an Expert Witness in Court
  7. Educate the Jury

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Role and Function of a Vocational Expert in Litigation




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