The Medicolegal Challenges of Fibromyalgia

Although fibromyalgia (FM) is now widely accepted, there is still no definitive diagnostic test for the condition and the causes are not yet fully understood. Therefore, the condition presents several challenges in the medicolegal field.…
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Experts available via video conference consultations

In the interest of claimant safety and to comply with the COVID-19 guidelines from the government, all of our medical consultations will be conducted by video conference using technology to connect our experts with claimants…
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Achieving the Duty of Candour

This is the second in a series of four articles on The Francis Report and its impact.  We have explored the background to the report in our first article and here we discuss how health providers…
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New expert joins Medicolegal Partners

Mr Zaid Sadiq We are delighted to announce that Mr Zaid Sadiq, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Head/Neck Surgeon has joined our team of expert witnesses.  Mr Sadiq currently works at the Queen Victoria Hospital, and…
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Medicolegal liability in intensive care

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a complex environment and the patients being treated in it often have complicated needs that require invasive and potentially dangerous interventions. Therefore, it is not perhaps surprising that adverse…
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Limb Salvage vs Amputation

A badly damaged limb with a complex fracture is one of the most challenging situations for an orthopaedic surgeon. Many patients who present with such injuries are young people of working age, for whom the…
Categories : Articles, Thought Leadership, Trauma and orthopaedics
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The Francis Report: Key Findings

This is the first in a series of four articles on The Francis Report and its impact.  We will be exploring the background to the report, analysing the duty of candour and barriers to its use,…
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Webinar: 25 February

Dr Chris Jenner, leading pain expert and experienced expert witness, invites you to join his complimentary webinar on fibromyalgia. He will be discussing in some depth the medicolegal challenges presented by cases involving fibromyalgia, as…
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Compartment Syndrome and its medicolegal consequences

Compartment syndrome is a devastating limb threatening condition. It is infrequent and usually associated with fractures, predominantly of the tibia. It is a clinical diagnosis and if treatment is delayed or missed, it leads to…
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Fibromyalgia - video series

In our latest video series, Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez talks about fibromyalgia and how it is diagnosed, before moving on (in his second video) to discuss the medico legal challenges of a fibromyalgia diagnosis. What is…
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