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 witnesses, says Mar

Expert Witness Supplement Spring 2016

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

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 agenda for the UK justic

Preparation of an expert is expert preparation

In SJ 159/17, former dental expert witness Michael Young gave excellent advice on nurturing relationships between solicitors and expert witnesses through teamwork and communication, in his articl

What did the GP say? Making sense of a claimant’s self-report about care received

Drs Hugh Koch, Faye Fraser, Chris Harrop, and Elizabeth Boyd discuss the importance of careful analysis of GP records in forming a robust exper

Helping people to help themselves

Assistive technology has a key role to play in the rehabilitation of victims, says Paul Doyle, but such solutions need to be more than an afterthought in personal injur

Learning from the Sally Clark case

Peter Feldschreiber and Carl Peck discuss what can be done to prevent future miscarriages of justice in cases of sudden infant deat