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How Can Vocational Experts Assist in Medical Negligence Cases?

In Medical negligence cases, Vocational Experts play a crucial role by providing expert testimony on how the plaintiff's earning capacity and employment prospects have been impacted by medical negligence. They assess the plaintiff's vocational abilities, employment history, and potential for future employment, helping the court understand the economic losses incurred due to the malpractice.

Getting the right expert is important. In a recent medical malpractice action against Advocate Health and Hospital Corporation and emergency room physician Dr. Michael Soo-Young Joo, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District affirmed a damages award of $45.3 million and $2.8 million in prejudgment interest. (Read more, click here)

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