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The Difference Between a Medical Cost Projection and a Life Care Plan

The Difference Between a Medical Cost Projection and a Life Care Plan

When looking at future medical expenses, there are many ways to estimate and project your actual, real-world costs. However, the nature of these projections can vary greatly. For mediation or settlement, the process isn’t as extensive as cases that will require deposition and trial. Therefore, it’s important to understand the differences between a medical cost […]

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Vocational Evaluation for Personal Injury Cases

Vocational Evaluation for Personal Injury Cases

Quality personal injury Vocational testing and evaluation involves test instruments that measure the following: reasoning, math, language, spatial perception, form perception, clerical perception, finger dexterity, manual dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, color discrimination, strength, climbing/ balancing, stoop/kneeling, reaching / handling, talking/hearing, seeing, work location, extreme cold, extreme heat, wetness/ humidity, noise/vibration, hazards, dusts/ fumes.  These are the […]

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MVQS Worker Trait Factor Analysis

MVQS Worker Trait Factor Analysis

Ron Smolarski, M.A., ABVE/D, IPEC, CRC, CVE McCroskey MVQS is now operational to 2030. Soon, MVQS will be operational early in 2021. A team of MVQS users tested and used the software in 2020. As testers and working with the original MVQS Programmer/ Rehab Counselor, Dr. Wattenbarger and a new programmer, Dan Bur, we are […]

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Household Chore Damages Assessment

Household Chore Damages Assessment

Ronald Smolarski, MA, CEA, ABVE/D, CLCP, IPEC, CDEII, CCM, CVE, CRC,  CRV/D, ABMP/D Abstract. Accurate and practical assessment of the monetary damages associated with disability, in terms of household chores, is a concern for vocational experts, rehabilitation counselors, forensic economists, life care planners, psychologists, accountants, and finance professionals. Such assessment requires consideration of pre- and […]

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Spinal Injury Life Care Planning

Spinal Injury Life Care Planning

Do you have the skill set to know if opposing counsel is over or under representing the medical and service needs of your spinal cord injury client/claimant? It is important to develop a life care plan based on the neurological level of injury not just the bony level of injury. Overall the annual rate of […]

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Common Issues for Pediatric Organ Transplantation Patients

Common Issues for Pediatric Organ Transplantation Patients

A life care plan for pediatric patients undergoing organ transplantation is important to realize the full scope of the costs and common associated risks. Dramatic improvements in graft and patient survival rates has increased within the past 10 years. Improvements in immunosuppressive medications has also enhanced organ transplants. Children awaiting transplants share some common issues: […]

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How A Life Care Plan Can Help Your Head Injury Case?

How A Life Care Plan Can Help Your Head Injury Case?

The brain, as the neurological control center for the body, affects almost every aspect of physiological functioning. Certified Life Care Planners can assist the plaintiff or defense in developing actual future medical damages. Layman “Life Care Planners” do not have the academic training to determine the real needs of the injured or the years of […]

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Is Your Amputation Case Fully Supportable for the Client/Claimant’s Care?

Is Your Amputation Case Fully Supportable for the Client/Claimant’s Care?

A knowledgeable Expert (a Certified Life Care Planner) can provide the best outcome with the research and references needed. Ron Smolarski is a Certified Life Care Planner with decades of experience researching and preparing complete Life Care Plans for Amputation Cases. This knowledge will give your case the fully supported, reasonable, usual and customary support […]

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Ron Smolarski’s Reports with His Testimony Are a One – Two Punch of Dependability.

Ron Smolarski’s Reports with His Testimony Are a One – Two Punch of Dependability.

Ron’s reports can cover up to 4 experts’ testimony (Life Care Planner, Vocational Expert, Functional Capacity Evaluator, and Forensic Economist). The reports are streamlined and co-ordinate smoothly with medical/scientific support for the data used and the conclusions determined. Ron and his team conducted a study of Spinal and Head injury cases that resolved in a […]

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