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The medico legal challenges of gaining informed consent for spinal surgery

Mr Patrick McKenna In this article Mr McKenna, Consultant Spinal Surgeon, discusses the issues surrounding consent and specifically informed consent related to spinal surgery, an inherently complex  surgical specialty. Consent is defined as obtaining agreement…
Categories : Articles, Spinal surgery
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An Introduction to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez  LMS, FRCA, FFPMRCA Consultant in Pain Medicine and leading expert witness discusses the complexities that Complex Regional Pain presents to both the medical and legal profession. In this, the…
Categories : Articles, Pain, Thought Leadership
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Is the opioid crisis coming to the UK and what impact could it have on medical negligence claims?

Opioids are natural and synthetic substances that activate opioid neuroreceptors in the central and peripheral nervous systems and include morphine, codeine, fentanyl, tramadol, methadone, oxycodone and hydrocodone (1–3). Despite a lack of evidence of their…
Categories : Articles, Pain, Thought Leadership
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Orthopaedic trauma surgeon: expert witness credentials

Mr Ash Vasireddy is a full-time fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, which is one of the busiest major trauma centres in the U.K.  He qualified at Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’ Medical…
Categories : Articles, Thought Leadership, Trauma and orthopaedics
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Case study: Periodontitis

In this case study Mr Antony Visocchi, Dental Surgeon, discusses a case of chronic periodontitis, a common disease and the cause of many claims involving dentists. In this associated article he explores the condition and the circumstances that…
Categories : Case Studies, Dentistry
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Chronic Periodontitis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Medico Legal Challenges

In this article Mr Antony Visocchi, dental surgeon, discusses chronic periodontitis, a common disease and the cause of many claims involving dentists. He explores the condition and the circumstances that can lead to cases of clinical negligence arising. …
Categories : Articles, Dentistry
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Putting clients at the heart of the business

Maxine Gibbs, of Medicolegal Partners, discusses why she chose to work with Kate Noakes at Ninety10 in her quest to build an optimum client experience through service. She shares why she sees the service she and her…
Categories : Blog
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Not a "run of the mill" expert...

Mr Aswinkumar (Ash) Vasireddy BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS, has recently joined our team of experts in his capacity as Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon– and he is not a ‘run of the mill’ expert witness by…
Categories : Articles, Trauma and orthopaedics
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An opportunity to meet our experts

Our annual complimentary medico legal seminar at Morton's Club, Berkeley Square, London was held on 20th June. It was a great opportunity to meet and hear from all of our experts, network and enjoy some great…
Categories : Events, News, Updates
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The use of surveillance in personal injury cases

Dr Chris Jenner In this article Dr Chris Jenner discusses the use of surveillance in personal injury cases. Covert surveillance is increasingly used by defendants where a claim involves ongoing pain without an apparent organic…
Categories : Articles, Pain
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