Hi, Mr MA Polytrauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon here from SM Legal Services Medico-Legal and Neuroscience Partnership. I am one of the proud orthopaedic surgeons who proudly works with the legal team to produce medico-legal reports and provide an expert witness opinion. I undertook my orthopaedic training on the South West Thames rotation in London which … Continue reading Polytrauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon medico-legal
Dr GH Consultant Respiratory and General Medicine here from SM Legal Services Medico-Legal and Neuroscience Partnership. I am a proud Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine from Solihull in Birmingham. I am GMC registered to confirm my status on the medical register; my GMC number is 6048896. I have recently commenced my medico-legal work in … Continue reading Respiratory and General Medicine Birmingham
Neuropsychologist Dr David Hacker here from SM Legal Services Medico-Legal and Neuroscience partnership to tell you a little bit about myself. I am a Consultant Neuropsychologist Medico-Legal expert based in Birmingham. I have prepared formal reports for mental health review tribunals including those for restricted patients. I have prepared expert reports to provide a Neuropsychologist … Continue reading Neuropsychologist Medico-Legal expert Dr Hacker
Respiratory Physician Medico-Legal expert Dr Ansari here from SM Legal Services Medico-Legal and Neuroscience Partnership. Let me tell you a little about myself. I am a Consultant Respiratory Physician Medico-Legal expert based in Birmingham. I am currently working as a substantive Consultant Respiratory Physician along with 8 other consultants. My duties include 3 clinics per … Continue reading Respiratory Physician Medico-Legal expert Dr Ansari
Dr Bodani Neuropsychiatric Medico-Legal expert here. I can be instructed by my secretary at SM Legal Services Medico-Legal and Neuroscience Partnership. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist Medico-Legal expert based in Middlesex London. I am qualified in both General Medicine (to Hospital Medicine standard) and in Neuropsychiatry. … Continue reading Dr Bodani Neuropsychiatric expert
(1) EDWARD KAVUMA (2) SARAH KAVUMA (3) PHILIP EDWARD KAVUMA v STEPHEN JOHN HUNT (AS TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY OF EDWARD DITHAN KAVUMA) Ch D (Mark Cawson QC) 07/12/2018 The court refused to set aside a default costs certificate granted following failure to serve points of dispute as no good reason had been provided for the default. … Continue reading Good reason required to succeed in application to set aside default costs certificate
Take a look at this case - ALINA BUDANA (Appellant) v LEEDS TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS TRUST (Respondent) & LAW SOCIETY (Intervener) CA (Civ Div) (Gloster LJ, Davis LJ, Beatson LJ) 05/12/2017 - Transferring CFA in PI case resulted in novated contract rather than assignment; the success fee was payable to the second firm of solicitors … Continue reading Reminder on transfers of CFA’s
OBI v PATEL & ANOR (2018) QBD (Judge Cotter QC) 08/10/2018 Permission to rely on expert evidence in a PI quantum trial arising out of a road traffic accident was refused where the defendant had delayed, for tactical reasons, notifying the claimant of his intention to use expert evidence, and the case could be properly run … Continue reading Don’t delay in getting your expert evidence sorted
BARRY FREDERICK HEWES v (1) WEST HERTFORDSHIRE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST (2) EAST OF ENGLAND AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS TRUST (3) PANKAJ TANNA  EWHC 2715 QBD 18/10/2018 The case concerns a client with cauda equina syndrome (CES) where there was an alleged delay in surgery leading to permanent bowel and bladder dysfunction. It was argued that after a conversation, … Continue reading Summary judgment application can be resisted where expert evidence not exchanged.
BRUMA v HASSAN & ANOR, QBD (Judge Curran QC) 16/01/2018 The defendants in this catastrophic RTA had done little to try to settle in circumstances where they had rejected a Part 36 offer. Indemnity costs were awarded, with 4% above base being the appropriate rate of interest under CPR r.36.17(4)(c).