Expert medical reports supporting personal injury and insurance claims. Radical support in ensuring the clients’ medical, care, and financial needs are met by the insurance company. Providing the backbone medical evidence to support high settlement payouts.
Assessment of Attendant Care Needs (Form 1)
Completed and submitted to the Auto Insurance Company to compensate the person injured in a motor vehicle accident (the claimant) with some of the expenses for personal attendant in case the person needs help with the personal care.
The report/assessment is restricted to the medical doctors and psychologists. It is prepared on the basis of screening assessments specific to impairment related to physical, mental or combination of dysfunction caused due accidents and other life threatening events.
Chronic Pain Assessment
Evaluates the claimant’s levels of psychological and psychosocial signs of a chronic pain condition, functional limitation and disability in order to determine the claimant’s consistency of rehabilitation and give further rehabilitation recommendations. If treated early it can be reversed, but if delayed it will become permanent and as pernicious and destructive to the claimant’s well being as any incurable disease.
Assesses and treats the diseases of the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity, and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face, and many ENT primary care problems.
Caregivers (Personal Support Worker)
Evaluating if the person injured in a motor vehicle accident has difficulty with the daily housekeeping activities, and to determine if any special devices are needed to assist the person in returning to pre-accident status. Time is spent reviewing proper body mechanics, discussing pacing and energy conservation strategy and reviewing back and neck sparing techniques being used currently by the injured person.
Identifies any illness or medical condition that might have generated due to the accident. They conduct a basic examination of the entire body and perform tests using medical equipment and instrument. The claimant should visit his/her general practitioner or family physician within the first six weeks of injury or pain.
Can help to detect the presence of neurological disease or injury and monitor its progression, determine the type of care to provide, and gauge the patient’s response to interventions. The initial assessment is a comprehensive exam covering several critical areas: level of consciousness and mentation, cranial nerves, movement, sensation, cerebellar function and reflexes.
Provides a detailed opinion about the client cognitive functions including memory functionality, information processing speed, abstract reasoning, problem solving and planning and prioritizing.
Determine the level of housekeeping, attendant care, and or care-giving assistance that is required by an individual after they have sustained an injury resulting from a motor vehicle accident.
Gathers information to diagnose any injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, as well as, joints and ligaments caused or increased by the motor vehicle accident.
Determines whether structural defects such as herniated disks, physiologic evidence of nerve injury or performance oriented defects have impact on impaired function.
Diagnoses any psychological complains and disorders caused or increased by the motor vehicle accident. For example: headaches, stress, sleeping problems, anxiety, nervousness, nightmares, fear of driving and cars, etc. In case the injured person needs help, psychological treatments are prescribed by the psychologist to help the claimant to return to the pre-accident status.
Evaluates any clinical problems in the musculoskeletal system involving joints, soft tissues and allied conditions of connective tissues to detect the presence of rheumatic diseases and functional limitation in order to determine the patient’s level of disability and give further rehabilitation recommendations.
Speech-language assessment is a complex process. assessing, describing, and interpreting an individual’s communication ability requires the integration of a variety of information gathered in the evaluation process.