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The Medicolegal Implications of Failure to Diagnose and Delayed Diagnosis of Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancers (HNC) are relatively uncommon, accounting for less than 5% of all cancers, and are generally associated with longstanding tobacco and alcohol use. However, the epidemiology of HNC is changing, which is…
Categories : Articles, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Thought Leadership
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Expressing and owning an opinion

In medicolegal cases, it is rare for the legal teams involved to have sufficient specialist knowledge to make a judgement on the medical issues raised by a case. Therefore, they rely on medical experts to…
Categories : Articles, Cardiology, Intensive care, Neuroradiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pain, Plastic Surgery, Spinal surgery, Trauma and orthopaedics
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Case Study: Compartment Syndrome

Mr Ash Vasireddy, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, discusses the case of a fracture that leads to compartment syndrome, a limb-threatening condition. He explores the medicolegal implications and the long-term outcomes, including a high risk of…
Categories : News, Trauma and orthopaedics, Updates
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Now booking face-to-face medical consultations

Medicolegal Partners’ medical experts are able to perform face-to-face medical consultations with claimants from the start of July. Our experts and the clinics will be following government guidelines about social distancing and each clinic will…
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The Medicolegal Challenges of Assessing Patients with Dental, Cranial or Facial Conditions

In line with most fields of medicine, litigation involving oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) is increasing, as is the amount paid out in compensation (1), although OMFS claims result, on average, in the lowest amount…
Categories : Articles, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Dr Ramos-Galvez resumes face-to-face consultations

Following government guidelines, we are pleased to announce that Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez is once again able to see claimants in face-to-face consultations. He is available with immediate effect in Reading at the Circle Hospital, or…
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Consultant Plastic Surgeon joins the team

We are pleased to announce that Mr Pundrique Sharma, BSc, MBBS, FRCS (Plast), PhD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, has joined the Medicolegal Partners team. Mr Sharma is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Alder Hey Children's…
Categories : News, Plastic Surgery, Updates
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Dr Jenner resumes face-to-face consultations

Following government guidelines, the London Pain Clinic where Dr Jenner holds his weekly clinics will be opening at the start of July and Dr Jenner will be able to meet claimants face-to-face. If you…
Categories : News, Pain, Updates
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Case Study: Road Traffic Accident

Mr Ash Vasireddy, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Expert Witness, talks through a case study of a road traffic accident that caused a complex fracture and the medicolegal implications to consider. Mr Vasireddy can be…
Categories : Case Studies, Trauma and orthopaedics
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What does a cardiologist do?

Cardiologists diagnose, assess and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels, also called the cardiovascular system. Range of conditions Cardiologists manage patients with conditions such as: angina; chest pain and…
Categories : Articles, Cardiology
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