Occupational Therapy Expert Witnesses

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Occupational therapy expert witness candidates are typically registered and licensed occupational therapists (OTR). The occupational therapist uses assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain meaningful activities. Occupational therapy is used often to treat people with mental health problems, disabilities, injuries, or impairments. Litigation support services could include expert opinions, expert reports, depositions, and expert testimony in the courtroom. When the need for an occupational therapy expert witness arises, top legal teams call on Cahn Litigation Services. The firm has performed numerous searches for experts including matters encompassing:

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Occupational Therapy experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Occupational Therapy landscape.

Expert Witness #258903

This expert is Founder and President of a highly successful national consultancy, certified rehabilitation counselor, Diplomate of the American Board of Vocational Experts and certified life care planner who has provided services for the severely disabled for many years. Additionally, this expert has served as Vocational Expert for plaintiffs and defendants in Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment and Age, Sex and Disability Discrimination cases, as well as cases involving the American's with Disabilities Act.

In these cases, this expert has provided a vocational evaluation which consists of a record review, vocational diagnostic interview, work and transferable skills analysis, and when necessary, testing to make a determination of the individual's ability to perform gainful work activity, as well as their earning capacity in the local labor market. In addition, at times a Labor Market Survey is conducted to document the availability of job openings in the geographical area.

The vocational evaluation assists both plaintiff and defense attorneys in determining the effect a wrongful termination has on the earning capability of an individual after the incident. Research regarding job openings and wages for available positions using government and local sources is performed as part of the assessment. This information documents whether the plaintiff has conducted a reasonable job search and if the person has sustained any diminution of earnings capacity. A written report by a certified rehabilitation counselor who is experienced in termination cases can assist in documenting the case damages.

This expert has been performing forensic evaluations in wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment cases for many years, on a nationwide basis.

This expert is credentialed by the American Board of Vocational Experts, the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification and the International Academy of Life Care Planners. This expert has provided rehabilitation services to, and evaluated the vocational and employability potential of, over six thousand individuals.

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Expert Witness #258922

This expert head's a highly successful consultancy and has passionately provided Occupational Assessment and Vocational Rehabilitation services for many years, helping countless individuals develop rewarding careers. Specializing in Return to Work, Test/Assessment, and Career Counseling, this expert is a Diplomate with the highest certification from the American Board of Vocational Experts. This expert is a graduate of the Arts program in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and maintains designations as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Professional Vocational Evaluator, and Psychometrician. This expert is an active member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals as well as local affiliates of this group. This expert is recognized as a Vocational Expert by the Social Security Administration and regularly provides testimony in disability hearings. Additionally, this expert provides vocational expert services in cases of marital dissolution and personal injury. This expert has received training to provide vocational consultation services as an ancillary professional in collaborative divorce proceedings.

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Expert Witness #260108

This expert is an expert in ADA employment and ADA accommodations and modifications. This expert is also an expert in occupational determinations. This expert's Master's Degree is in Rehabilitation counseling and this expert has been a Committee Co-Chair for a Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities. This expert has significant experience as an expert witness serving plaintiffs in disability and ADA matters where employment matters are at issue.

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