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Lawyers: Medico-Legal Section

This section is intended to provide some explanations of value to Lawyers involved in personal injury litigation where injury to the back, neck or head has occurred.

If you wish, you may download my Medico-Legal CV.

You will find information on the following:

The spread of opinion on trauma in degenerative disease of the spine

The constant requirement to communicate and record differences of opinion or agreement has meant that experts are far more aware of each other’s views in relation to their experience and the basis upon which they formulate opinions. This is nowhere more true than in the field of spinal injury.
Establishment of data on spread of opinion is of value to medico-legal experts and the court in substantiating the likely accuracy of statements made in their reports…

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Whiplash injury

The term “Whiplash injury” is probably one of the most misused terms of all the medical terminology. It is incorrectly used by the layman, some health professionals and the majority of lawyers…

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Litigant's backache

Backache is the easiest symptom to feign and the most difficult to confirm. This is partly because even when due to injury the symptoms may vary in timing and severity…

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Degenerative disease

What is Degenerative disease?
It is a process of wear and tear that occurs with ageing in virtually all individuals. It is also referred to as osteoarthritis, arthrosis and spinal arthritis…

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