How do you know when you need a vocational expert on your case? Generally, vocational experts provide guidance on cases where there is a question as to Loss of Earning Capacity. This is different, of course, than loss of earnings. If a plaintiff has recovered to the point where he or she is able to return to the same job held before the incident, or to the same level of earnings, any loss is easily calculated based on the amount of past time lost from work. However, … Continue reading Vocational Expert: Should you use one?