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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this podcast Giles Eyre discusses how to overcome problems with expert medical evidence in clinical negligence and personal injury claims. He will look at the difficulties encountered by medical experts and the problems this can cause in a case. He will then give some guidance as to how to assist experts in their role, what should be included in the letter of instruction, what documentation should be provided to the expert and how to approach joint statements.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the duties of an expert under the Civil Procedure Rules;
  • Understand the role of an expert in a Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence claim;
  • Be aware of the difficulties medical experts are often presented with;
  • Understand how these difficulties will affect the way in which a lawyer should approach a medical expert;
  • Know what to include in the letter of instruction;
  • Know what documentation to provide to the expert;
  • Know how an expert should prepare for a discussion with a Joint expert and what to consider when drafting the Joint Statement.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
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In this podcast Giles Eyre discusses how to overcome problems with expert medical evidence in clinical negligence and personal injury claims.

Podcast added: 15/03/11

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