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Your Integrated, Accomplished, and Experienced Nationwide One-Stop Damage Expert

Ronald T. Smolarski, MA, CLCP, CEA, CRC, IPEC, LPC, CCM, CVE, CRV, CDEII

Producing defensible damages for 40+ years, resulting in multi-million dollar damage determinations from $2 million to $38 million and detecting overcharges of more than $1 million.

Specializing in providing information critical for today’s cases of personal injury by offering integrated expertise.


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Do you have a Personal Injury or Wrongful Death case in discovery proceedings that requires integrated expertise?

Beacon Rehabilitation is available to help you assess and defend damages that your client or claimant deserves.

“I had the pleasure of working with Ronald Smolarski in connection with a case which involved a patient with Cerebral Palsy, along with a multitude of complex cognitive deficits. Mr. Smolarski gave an excellent comprehensive assessment of our clients long term needs and the costs corresponding thereto. Mr. Smolarski has a broad base of experience in rehabilitation, economics, and life care planning. His experience, his work product, and his willingness to accommodate schedules and deadlines made him a true asset to our case. I would highly recommend his services.”

Richard J. Pendergast, Attorney at Law, Illinois


Life Care Planning

Life Care Planning

A Life Care Plan outlines real world medical costs of care by identifying the purpose, frequencies, duration, complications, references, and resources of future expenses.

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Forensic Economics

Forensic Economics

Economic Loss, Lost Income, and Earning Capacity Assessments are used to ascertain present and future value of damages for wages, household chores, benefits, future medical, growth rates, discount rates, work life expectancy, and life expectancy.

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Vocational Testing & Rehabilitation Evaluations

Vocational Testing & Rehabilitation Evaluations

The purpose of a Vocational Evaluation is to determine an individual’s current and future employability and wage earning capacity.

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Functional Capacity Evaluations

Functional Capacity Evaluations

Functional Capacity Evaluations are used to establish an individual's ability to work following an injury or to determine physical capacity during a divorce proceeding.

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"Mr. Smolarski's powerful presentation makes the case try itself as far as damages are concerned. He's a superb Expert Witness."

J. Dallas Winegarden Jr., Attorney at Law, Michigan

About Ronald Smolarski

Mr. Smolarski’s (MA, CLCP, CEA, CRC, IPEC, LPC, CCM, CVE, CRV, CDEII) work is grounded in both the rehabilitation and economic aspects of disabilities. He has provided Economic Damages to the Legal Profession Since 1982.

His articles on Life Care Planning have appeared in national journals, legal publications and the Care Giver Educational Guide for Children with Developmental Disabilities.

Mr. Smolarski has provided services all throughout the United States and internationally in South Africa, Germany, Canada, and China. He has delivered expert testimony on Economic Loss/Wage Capacity, Vocational Evaluations, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and Medical Damages (Life Care Plan) in District Court, Circuit Court, Federal Court, Social Security, and Workers Compensation hearings.

Mr. Smolarski carries the following certifications:

  • Certified Life Care Planner
  • Forensic Economist (CEA)
  • Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator /Certified Disability Examiner II
  • Certified Vocational Evaluator
  • Diplomate - American Board of Vocational Experts
  • Diplomate - Certified Rehabilitation Vocationologist
  • Diplomate - American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Certified International Psychometric Evaluator
  • Certified Case Manager

Beacon Rehabilitation adheres to the peer-reviewed Standards of Practice for Life Care Planning, which includes the Standards of Practice published by the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) and the International Academy of Life Care Planners.

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