Expert witness

Meteorology in legal cases

John Coates-Greetham discusses the role of forensic meteorology experts in interpreting weather records and applying them in civil and crimina

16 Feb 2016 | Expert witness

Expert witnesses are not getting a fair deal from legal aid

The MoJ must make urgent changes to fee rates and case management if it expects to rely on qualified and experienced experts to advise the courts, argues R

16 Feb 2016 | Expert witness

Explaining chronic pain following soft tissue injury

Legal practitioners should be aware of the relationships between trauma, pain, and the mind in injuries such as whiplash or low back strain, writes Chri

16 Feb 2016 | Clinical negligence

Single joint experts: A new dawn?

Richard Formby considers the pros and cons of using single experts on quantum matters and asks whether appetite for their use with injury claims wil

16 Feb 2016 | Expert witness

The rising demand of care applications

As the number of care cases continues to increase, Kevin Gibbs looks at the possible reasons and considers how the wider family justice system ca

16 Feb 2016 | Children

Experts need court skills as well as technical expertise

Dr John Fletcher and Michael Williams advise expert witnesses to consider their practice in terms of their duties to the court and the presentation of thei

16 Feb 2016 | Expert witness

Current trends for expert witnesses

The use of retired experts and the introduction of randomised selection through the MedCo portal are just some of the issues currently concerning expert wi

16 Feb 2016 | Expert witness

Expert Witness Supplement Spring 2016

SJ's dedicated supplement covering the work of expert witnesses is now available to vie

16 Feb 2016 | Expert witness

Therapeutic jurisprudence and total quality management

Dr Hugh Koch, Professor Christian Diesen, Dr Tom Boyd, and Nicole Hampton explain how the behavioural sciences can assist in developing a 21st-century agen

25 Jan 2016 | Expert witness

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