The loss of the capacity to earn income is one of the main issues to be resolved in personal injury claims. Assessing this economic loss accurately and reliably requires a number of distinct fields of expertise working closely together.

Fields of expertise that are often involved in an assessment of loss of earning capacity include:

  • Assessing the loss of physical capacity for work
  • Assessing the loss of psychological capacity for work
  • Assessing work relevant work history, educational background and training
  • Assessing the level of activity in accessible labour markets
  • Assessing the earnings of identified work options

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Earning Capacity Assessments has been a leader in the assessment of the loss of earning capacity for 17 years.

ECA designs products and services to meet the particular business process, evidentiary and decision making needs of clients across a range of different areas of law.

While the product names are kept consistent across different areas of personal injury, the specific content of the products and services varies to meet the different specific questions required to be answered in each area of personal injury law.

ECA works closely with a team of experts in all of the fields that are required to produce reliable and accurate estimates of the capacity for work and earning capacity after personal injury.

The links below connect you with the ECA products designed for the requirements of specific markets.

ECA are always working to develop new assessment products for specific client requirements so do not hesitate to call ECA to discuss your requirements. 1300 72 34 71

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.


The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype

A sample of our experts in Employment - Earning Capacity Assessments

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID1116

Psychologist / Vocational Assessor expert

ID1116 is a psychologist with impressive clinical and educational experience. She has experience in counselling and psychotherapy for victims of early or complex trauma, and also psychological and vocational assessment.

  • #ID9610

Psychologist, vocational assessor expert

Expert ID9610 has 15 years accreditation as a Registered Psychologist and has extensive experience in the areas of vocational, psychological function and earning capacity assessments in a range of settings including in recruitment, occupational rehabilitation and medico-legal contexts.

  • #ID9608

Vocational assessor / Work option identification expert

Expert ID9608 has extensive clinical rehabilitation experience and in recent years has specialised in the conduct of vocational and earning capacity assessments. In addition to conducting assessment, Expert ID9608 continues to perform case management, to assist with placing injured workers into suitable employment.

  • #ID1133

Occupational physician expert

​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.

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