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Medical Negligence – Medico Legal Experts

Medical Negligence – Medico Legal Experts

 

We depend on various specialists called medico-legal experts to help us further our investigations into possible medical negligence. These experts come from various field and provide us with information in the form of medico-legal reports. These reports help us prove a claim. Generally, you will use different types of experts depending on where you are in the litigation phase and depending on the type of personal injury your matter is.

Medical Negligence Experts

 

Merits/Liability phase:

  • Ophthalmologist – ophthalmologists specialise in the study and treatment of disorders and diseases relating to the eye;
  • Special Radiologist – a special radiologist specialises in the use of radiation as a method of diagnosing and treating diseases;
  • Neonatologist – neonatologist diagnose and treat newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, infections, and birth defects;
  • Surgeon – a surgeon is a medical practitioner who is qualified to practise surgery;
  • General Practitioner – general practitioners treat minor or chronic illnesses and refer serious conditions to a hospital;
  • Gynaecologist – gynaecologists treat the overall health of female patients;
  • Obstetrician – obstetricians specialise in care during pre-conception, pregnancy, childbirth and immediately after delivery;
  • Urologists – urologists specialise in the kidneys, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra and male reproductive organs;
  • Neurologist – neurologists treat a range of disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord and nerves;
  • Paediatrician and Neurologist – paediatricians and neurologists treat children who have problems with their nervous system including the brain, spine, nerves, or muscles; and
  • Registered Nurse – a registered nurse is a full trained nurse who provides a wide range of patient services, including primary care.

 

Quantum phase:

  • Ophthalmologist – ophthalmologists specialise in the study and treatment of disorders and diseases relating to the eye;
  • Special Radiologist – a special radiologist specialises in the use of radiation as a method of diagnosing and treating diseases;
  • Ocularist – ocularists is a specialist who makes artificial eyes;
  • Audiologist – an audiologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and balance issues;
  • Ear Nose and Throat Specialist/Otolaryngologist – an Ear Nose and Throat Specialist/Otolaryngologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of the ear, nose and the throat;
  • Dentist – a dentist specialises in the treatment of diseases and condition relating to the teeth and gums;
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon – an orthopaedic surgeon specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles;
  • Physiotherapist – a physiotherapist specialises in the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity through the use of physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise;
  • Orthotist – orthotists assess and treat the physical and functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, including limb amputations.
  • Clinical Psychologist – clinical psychologists identify emotional, mental and behavioural problems through observation, interviews and tests which then diagnose pre-existing or potential disorders;
  • Psychiatrist – psychiatrists diagnose and treat mental illnesses through medication;
  • Educational Psychologist – educational psychologists use their training in psychology and knowledge of child development to assess difficulties children may be having with their learning;
  • Speech and Language Therapist – speech and language therapists treat difficulties with speech, communicating, swallowing, eating or drinking;
  • Occupational Therapist – occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities which helps patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working;
  • Industrial Psychologist – industrial psychologists look at external factors. When a child is blind or suffered brain damage, an industrial psychologist determines what this child may have done in the future and the life they may have led had they not been brain damaged or blind.
  • Architect – designs, builds and often supervises construction;
  • Actuary – an actuary compiles and analyses statistics and uses them to calculate insurance risks and premiums; and
  • Paediatrician and Neurologist – paediatricians and neurologists treat children who have problems with their nervous system including the brain, spine, nerves, or muscles.

 

RAF Experts

  • Accident Reconstruction Expert – accident reconstruction experts recreate the accident scene after examining all aspects of the crash;
  • Ophthalmologist – ophthalmologists specialise in the study and treatment of disorders and diseases relating to the eye;
  • Special Radiologist – a special radiologist specialises in the use of radiation as a method of diagnosing and treating diseases;
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon – plastic and reconstructive surgeons restore function and normal appearance, and correct deformities caused by birth defects, trauma or medical conditions;
  • Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon – maxillofacial and oral surgeons specialise in reconstructive surgery of the face, facial trauma surgery, the oral cavity head, neck, mouth and jaws;
  • Ocularist – ocularists is a specialist who makes artificial eyes;
  • Audiologist – an audiologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and balance issues;
  • Ear Nose and Throat Specialist/Otolaryngologist – an Ear Nose and Throat Specialist/Otolaryngologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of the ear, nose and the throat;
  • Dentist – a dentist specialises in the treatment of diseases and condition relating to the teeth and gums;
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon – an orthopaedic surgeon specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles;
  • Physiotherapist – a physiotherapist specialises in the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity through the use of physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise;
  • Orthotist – orthotists assess and treat the physical and functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, including limb amputations.
  • Clinical Psychologist – clinical psychologists identify emotional, mental and behavioural problems through observation, interviews and tests which then diagnose pre-existing or potential disorders;
  • Psychiatrist – psychiatrists diagnose and treat mental illnesses through medication;
  • Educational Psychologist – educational psychologists use their training in psychology and knowledge of child development to assess difficulties children may be having with their learning;
  • Speech and Language Therapist – speech and language therapists treat difficulties with speech, communicating, swallowing, eating or drinking;
  • Occupational Therapist – occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities which helps patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working;
  • Industrial Psychologist – industrial psychologists look at external factors and use these factors to determine what the injured person may have done in the future had they not been injured.
  • Architect – designs, builds and often supervises construction;
  • Actuary – an actuary compiles and analyses statistics and uses them to calculate insurance risks and premiums; and
  • Paediatrician and Neurologist – paediatricians and neurologists treat children who have problems with their nervous system including the brain, spine, nerves, or muscles.
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