Acting as a medical expert witness

Medical expert witness reports are used to help a court or tribunal to come to a decision. The reports can range from an assessment of current clinical condition and prognosis following injury in a road traffic or industrial accident, to an opinion on the apportionment of responsibility when more than one party has contributed to clinical negligence, and/or the amount of compensation a victim of negligence should receive. Occasionally, an expert witness report is required in criminal proceedings.

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