Dr. San Filippo has been practicing as a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor and Vocational Expert for more than 30 years. He has evaluated and testified in cases involving workers’ compensation, personal injury, divorce, and social security matters.
Vocational Re-Employment Evaluation: This evaluation assesses an individual’s vocational potential following a period of disability. The evaluation is made by a certified disability management specialist from a review of available medical, educational, and vocational records, a personal interview with the injured worker, and an analysis of the worker’s profile with federal, state, and local occupational data. The individual is evaluated based upon prevailing group health, worker’s compensation, and social security benefits.
Vocational Analysis: This service provides analysis of an employer’s or worker’s vocational profile. For the employer, services will assist to prepare or affirm that the employer meets the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For the worker, services will provide information on her/his work skills, occupational information, employment demands, and average wages for specific occupation.
Occupational Analysis: A report of a specific occupation or industry’s job description, worker trait factors, employment demands, and wage information.
Labor Market Survey: A survey and report of local employment trends, demands, and job availability based upon a specific occupation.
Vocational Testing: Administration of cognitive, affective, and vocational tests to assess an individual’s interest, capabilities, and limitations to perform occupations she or he may be physically capable of performing. Their tests are beneficial for career changes, prior to entering college, prior to entering the job source, or vocational rehabilitation.
Social Security Evaluation: This evaluation assesses an individual’s vocational potential based upon Social Security Rules and Regulations. The evaluation is made by a social security vocational expert from a review of available medical, educational, and vocational records, a personal interview with the injured worker, and an analysis of the worker’s profile with the Social Security Rules and Regulations.
Expert Testimony: Dr. San Filippo provides vocational and mental health expert testimony for workers’ compensation, personal injury, and social security matters.