Got Questions? Ask the Vocational Expert!

Reading Time: 5 minutes My work is helpful during litigation following an injury or condition that leads to disability.  In any type of litigation, if the disability or limitation is significant, more than likely there will be questions about work and future earnings. In fact, a multitude of questions will arise as the case develops. As a well-trained and… Continue reading Got Questions? Ask the Vocational Expert!

What Did Your Grandfather’s Father Do for a Living? Need Evidence on An Occupation?

Reading Time: 5 minutes My mother Ann Dodge Prochnow, researched a book titled “Genealogy of the Dodge Family of Essex County, Massachusetts 1629-1894” authored by John Thompson Dodge Ph.D. Dr. Dodge was born in 1850 in Vermont. Dr. Dodge was a railway civil engineer. And he’s directly related to my mom! My mom read the book (Ann’s brother Gerry… Continue reading What Did Your Grandfather’s Father Do for a Living? Need Evidence on An Occupation?

Conflicting Medical Opinions? Handle With Care!

Reading Time: 8 minutes Upon referral of a vocational case, I review a variety of  medical data, for example, treating physician reports, functional capacity evaluations, independent medical evaluations and if available psychological data like psychometric testing, psychological evaluations, and psychiatric evaluations found within the file. During a litigated claim that involves work and disability, it’s important for me to… Continue reading Conflicting Medical Opinions? Handle With Care!

Balance Your Case With Your Client’s Real Story. I’d Love to Write it!

Reading Time: 4 minutes In her teen days my sister Janice (the Floridian) was quite adept at gymnastics, particularly on the balance beam where she made great use of her balancing skills. When Janice moved on to college, dad cut up the balance beam he previously made for her to practice on for a new use as exit steps… Continue reading Balance Your Case With Your Client’s Real Story. I’d Love to Write it!

Did You Know Rabbits are Perfectly Capable of Believing Everything at Once?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am fond of my office rabbit Mollie. She’s getting up there in her rabbit years and mostly likes to lounge around, eat, drink and poop, but still finds time to have fun!  Mollie 3.31.2021 Did you know that pet rabbits are affectionate, clever, trainable, well-groomed, mellow, quiet and low maintenance? Maybe you knew that.… Continue reading Did You Know Rabbits are Perfectly Capable of Believing Everything at Once?

Employment Discrimination and Help With a Litigation Fix!

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a vocational expert, I can help sort out the consequences of employment discrimination cases in many ways and from “both sides of the fence”.  To me, this phrase means I will be fully instrumental to help serve your client without falling off and hurting the case because I have a full grasp of what… Continue reading Employment Discrimination and Help With a Litigation Fix!

Hello My Attorney Reader! Want to Buy Some TIME from Me … a Consultant and an Educator?

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’re a good attorney, and you care about the people you represent. You’re busy working on cases and spend a lot of time on time. In fact, you even buy TIME! I’m writing to help you make a more comfortable TIME purchase from me, a consultant who is also an educator! I fully realize attorneys… Continue reading Hello My Attorney Reader! Want to Buy Some TIME from Me … a Consultant and an Educator?

A Bouquet of Gerbera to Share, Along with My Vocational Assessment Services

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’d like to share a beautiful bouquet of gerbera daisy with you, my Attorney Reader! With these flowers, I remind myself of how valuable you are to me as my client and how I am specially equipped to serve you as your consultant. Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to look around… Continue reading A Bouquet of Gerbera to Share, Along with My Vocational Assessment Services

Happy New Year! Do You Know Where This Sculpture is?

Reading Time: 3 minutes A few years back, I took this photo while hanging out downtown on a Sunday morning after Mass. I’ve always been fascinated with this bronze sculpture that revolves like a globe! To find out more about it, I did a little research to share with you: “Sphere Within a Sphere” by Amaldo Pomodoro, 1999 The… Continue reading Happy New Year! Do You Know Where This Sculpture is?

Thanks for Thinking of Me! Why Wait to Place Me Into Action? Need A Vocational Expert on Your Case?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I enjoy consulting with attorneys. It involves learning about your questions; then using my expertise to provide an answer or two!  The fact is consulting work involves extraordinary amounts of mental processing.  Let me tell you, my brain gets a lot of action and yes, I work out physically, too!  I don’t know about your… Continue reading Thanks for Thinking of Me! Why Wait to Place Me Into Action? Need A Vocational Expert on Your Case?