Bonneau and Mas is a private partnership without ties or affiliations with insurance companies third-party administrators or employers. This structure allows guaranteed unbiased testimony based on case data. Opinions provide for the support and analysis needed to settle cases or to prevail in court.
Vocational Expert Services
Earning Capacity Analysis
Vocational Testing and Evaluation
Labor Market/ Job Opportunity Research
Vocational Expert Witness Testimony
Types of Cases, Plaintiff OR Defense
Family Law/Divorce – 730 Evaluations, 4331 Evaluations for spousal and child support
Personal Injury Accidents-
- Motor Vehicle
Catastrophic-Life Care Plan
Employment Discrimination/ Wrongful Termination
Workers' Compensation/ Ogilvie Analysis
LC 4662 Evaluations
Litigation Support-Defense and Applicant
Vocational Evaluation Process
We present our findings and recommendations in a comprehensive format providing all of the detail and documentation that the courts and opposing attorneys expect and demand. A typical employability and earnings capacity report from Bonneau & Mas includes:
- Complete description of our evaluation methodology
- Synopsis of the subject’s educational, military and social background
- Detailed employment history and assessment of job experience based on MTSP and OASYS criteria
- Review of medical records and history
- Vocational testing results
- Pre-injury vocational profile
- Post-injury vocational profile
- Employability analysis
- Vocational rehabilitation needs
- Analysis of earnings capacity
- Documentation of references
Review of file information
- Financials- W-2, Tax returns, 1099’s
- Employment records/ Personnel files
- Educational records
Personal in depth interview are used to ascertain pertinent background information needed to provide a foundation for opinions.
Testing if appropriate
Standardized tests address current functioning in critical area of reasoning, math and language and well as aptitudes to include spatial, form, clerical and dexterity.
Transferable Skill Analysis
Historical avocation, volunteerism and work history is analyzed using a clinical approach and a computerized method to match an individual’s worker trait profile to the requirements and profile of jobs available in the local economy.
We use advanced earnings capacity modeling and other leading computer-based tools to analyze relevant data. To match potential job requirements with individuals’ capabilities, we rely on the most comprehensive, powerful software available. For example, we utilize transferable skills software, including the McCroskey Transferable Skills Program (MTSP) and OASYS which are widely recognized for their high degree of reliability and validity.
Opinions expressed are unique to the individual and case addressing current and future employability and earning ability with a link to the existence of work in the local labor market.
Earning Capacity Statement with supporting research
Earning or loss of earning capacity opinions are backed by local wages paid by employers, state, federal, and industry based salary surveys.
Labor Market/ Job Opportunity Surveys
Local labor market research with employers identify open positions, hiring trends, job responsibilities and earnings to support employability opinions.
Federal and state projections of employment are referenced to address longer term indications of job availability.