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Who We Are

For over 47 years Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has been a leader in providing Vocational Expert and Life Care Planning Services to law firms nationwide. We work in conjunction with attorneys to evaluate the employability, earning capacity, and future long-term medical needs of severely injured persons.

OAS has served as experts on many multi-million-dollar outcomes including a record-setting $102 million verdict in a NY catastrophic injury case. Through objective consulting, analysis and vocational testing, we specialize in assisting attorneys in documenting damages.

Case Verdicts

CEREBRAL PALSY, SEIZURE DISORDER, BRAIN DAMAGE

STATE CHILD-WELFARE WORKERS MISSED SIGNS OF ABUSE

Verdict: $165,972,503

QUADRIPLEGIA

FAILURE TO WARN, PRODUCTS LIABILITY - FAILURE TO WARN, PRODUCTS LIABILITY - AUTOMOBILES

Verdict: $40,190,417.20

HEAD INJURIES AND FRACTURES

CAR WAS PROPELLED OUT OF COLLISION, STRUCK BYSTANDERS

Verdict: $9,000,000

ABOVE-THE-KNEE AMPUTATION

XI/1-1 PRODUCT LIABILITY WOODCHIPPER ABOVE-THE-KNEE AMPUTATION REMITTITUR REFUSED

Verdict: $6,849,654.50

RIGHT KNEE SPRAIN, HERNIATED DISCS

IRONWORKER FELL INTO HOLE, CLAIMED INJURIES OF SPINE, KNEE

Verdict: $5,900,000

BACK AND KNEE INJURIES

IRONWORKER FALLS INTO HOLE AT CONSTRUCTION SITE AND INJURES BACK AND KNEE.

Verdict: $5,900,000

RIGHT KNEE SPRAIN, HERNIATED DISCS

IRONWORKER FELL INTO HOLE, CLAIMED INJURIES OF SPINE, KNEE.

Verdict: $5,900,000

Hip Fracture, Leg Fracture, Back Tear and Neck Injury

LABORER FALLS OFF A WHEELED SCAFFOLD AND INJURES BACK, KNEE AND HIP.

Verdict: $5,600,000

HIP FRACTURE, BACK FUSION, NERVE IMPINGEMENT

WORKER FELL FROM SCAFFOLD, CLAIMED INJURIES OF HIP, SPINE, KNEE.

Verdict: $5,600,000

NECK INJURY AND FUSION

MOTORIST NOT MINDFUL OF WET ROAD CONDITIONS, INJURED PASSENGER.

Verdict: $5,500,000

PELVIS AND LUMBAR FRACTURES, BROKEN RIBS

WORKER FALLS FROM LACK OF HARNESS INTO UNGUARDED HOLE.

Verdict: $5,350,000

WORKER BROKE LEG IN FALL FROM 'INAPPROPRIATE' LADDER

LABOR LAW, SLIPS, TRIPS & FALLS - FALL FROM HEIGHT, CIVIL PRACTICE - SUMMARY JUDGMENT.

Verdict: $5,003,801.54

HERNIATED DISCS

REAR-ENDED COLLISION RESULTED IN INJURIES.

Verdict: $4,775,000

Latest Blogs

Using Vocational Experts in Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuits

September 20, 2021
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption of the brain’s ability to function normally due to an outside event. In 2017, more than one million patients were treated in emergency departments for a TBI.
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Vocational Experts and Doctors Play Different Roles in Personal Injury Trials

September 13, 2021
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Plaintiffs’ lawyers sometimes try to prove the loss of future earning capacity through the testimony of a treating physician. A recent decision from a federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania illustrates the risk
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How Does Loss of Earning Capacity Differ from Loss of Future Earnings?

September 6, 2021
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Loss of future earnings and loss of earning capacity are very different measures of damages that result from a personal injury. Although both kinds of damages are caused by vocational impairment, they are based on
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