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Why Do You Need a Pain Expert?

By Dr Christopher Jenner MB BS FRCA FFPMRCA Pain Expert at Medicolegal Associates Ltd What is a Pain Expert? A pain medicine specialist or pain expert is a doctor with specialised training and expertise in…
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How an Expert Witness can be Key in Proving Causation in Court

Causation is generally accepted as being one of the most difficult areas for medicolegal experts to address. Even in seemingly clear-cut cases such as the one shared here: A grandmother from overseas visiting her daughter…
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Accidents or assaults on staff in the care industry – Case study

“Cookson and Buckley’s analysis of the British Crime Survey (2010/2011) found that health and social welfare associate professionals have a relatively high risk of assault or threat at work… compared with other types of work…” While it’s reasonable…
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Dr Jenner discusses Post Mastectomy Pain and how to treat it

Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS) Post mastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS) is a type of chronic pain, typically neuropathic in nature that occurs after breast cancer surgeries and continues beyond the usual healing period, typically 3-6…
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Why a Pain Expert Witness can Improve Your Case and How to Choose your Expert

As you know, Defence will be seeking to prove either that the pain the Claimant has is not as bad as they’re saying it is, or that the pain they are currently suffering is not…
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BARRISTER, FIONA ASHWORTH DISCUSSES THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS EXPERTS SHOULD AVOID

By Fiona Ashworth, Nationwide Leading Expert in Chronic Pain and Head of Kings Chambers Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury. In the course of my practice over the past twenty-nine years, I have been assisted by a…
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Fibromyalgia - Why proper diagnosis is crucial to the success of chronic pain cases.

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a type of nerve pain or neuropathic pain caused by a dysfunction of the nervous system, which leads to a constellation of characteristic symptoms and signs in sufferers. The hallmark…
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Medico Legal Common Pain Conditions 2017

We are taking a look at the 5 most common pain conditions that we deal with as medico legal experts. This blog post will give an overview of each of the conditions and draw out…
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Medico Legal Personal Injury Case Study

Medicolegal practitioners will encounter tragedy on a regular basis whether it's due to personal injury or clinical negligence. Family tragedy, for example, that has left the principal breadwinner without the means to continue their employment,…
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The 5 Key Characteristics of Medicolegal PartnersExpert Witness Reports

A good medico legal expert witness report can be instrumental to the successful outcome of a case. Whether for claimant or defendant, our Medicolegal Associates reports are designed to provide thorough, in-depth, impartial information giving…
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