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Economic Consultants
6300 La Calma Drive, Suite 170
Austin, Texas 78752Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 512-371-8000
Fax: 512-371-8001
E-Mail: rluke@rpcconsulting.com
www.rpcconsulting.com
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Established: 1972

About Us
Since 1981, Research & Planning Consultants has been providing expert reports and testimony on economic damages in personal injury and commercial litigation cases. RPC consultants have been accepted as experts on economics, vocational assessments, loss of earning capacity and life care planning in state and federal court cases involving a wide variety of occupations and injuries. In addition, RPC has specialized expertise in cases involving healthcare providers, including medical fee disputes.
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Services Rendered
Economic Damages Analysis; Life Care Planning; Loss of Earning Capacity Analysis; Vocational Assessment; Reasonableness of Charges; Forensic Accounting; Healthcare Consulting; Expert Witness Testimony; Independent Medical Examinations; Medical Fees Dispute Analysis; Vocational Rehabilitation; Legal Nurse Consultant

We provide economic damages analysis for plaintiff counsel, insurance carriers and defense counsel using an interdisciplinary team of professionals who can determine the validity of damage claims for loss of earning capacity, past and future medical expenses or damage to the value of a business.
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Qualifications
The team includes a vocational evaluator, economists, life care planners, physicians, and a forensic accountant. All members of the team have many years of experience in preparing reports and providing testimony for use in mediation, settlement negotiations and litigation. In addition to experience in a wide variety of industries, we have special expertise in the healthcare industry that has proven valuable to counsel who do not specialize in the healthcare industry.
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Professional Memberships
  • National Association of Forensic Economists
  • International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals
  • International Association of Life Care Planners
  • Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Disability of Evaluating Physicians
  • Case Management Society of America
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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Service Area
In addition to our main office in Austin, TX, RPC has consultants located in Dallas and Tyler, TX and Atlanta, GA.
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Personnel Information
President
Ronald T. Luke, JD, PhD
Economist and Principal Consultant
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Firm Members
Kacy L. Turner, MS, CRC, CVE, CLCP
Life Care Planner and Certified Vocational Evaluator
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Mary L. Hoane, CPA/CFF, MBA
Financial Consultant and Forensic Accountant
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Amy Mackenzie, PhD, RN, CLCP
Certified Life Care Planner with Special Expertise in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Cases
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Robin B. Gage, MBA, MHA
Healthcare Consultant
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Brian Piper, PhD
Economist
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Katie Heater, RN
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant
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Personal Injury Services

Commercial Litigation

Loss of Earning Capacity
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