Assessing the physical capacity of a person to work is an important element in assessing their capacity for work and to earn income. Economic loss arising from personal injury is a major head of damage in many personal injury actions and is a challenging issue to assess.

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Expertise in Action

​The need to assess the capacity for work or to earn income arises in a number of circumstances. The physical capacity for work is commonly one of the critical issues, especially in the context of events that cause personal injury.

Common examples of situations where a need arises to assess the physical capacity for work include:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Work place accidents
  • Income protection insurance policies
  • Injuries in public places

Appropriate experts

Experts in the following fields may be able to assist in the assessment of the physical capacity for work.

  • Occupational medicine
  • Occupational Therapy

Earning Capacity Assessments is a leader in the field of assessing the economic consquences of physical and psychological injury.

Click this link and the links below to read more about the assessment of economic loss arising from personal injury and the range of expert evidence products and services produced by Earning Capacity Assessments to help you investigate and prepare your client’s case.

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    Profiles of Experts in Physical capacity for work

    Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field.

    • #ID1133

    Occupational physician

    ​ID1133 has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of occupational health within industry, particularly in task design, ergonomics, injury, risk assessment and management, as well as occupational, workplace based rehabilitation, both as a consultant to industry and as the principal of a private practice.

    Contact us at or give us a call 1300 72 66 55

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