Legal practitioners should be aware of the relationships between trauma, pain, and the mind in injuries such as whiplash or low back strain, writes Chris Worsfold
Richard Formby considers the pros and cons of using single experts on quantum matters and asks whether appetite for their use with injury claims will increase
As the number of care cases continues to increase, Kevin Gibbs looks at the possible reasons and considers how the wider family justice system can respond
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 their evidence
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 Mark Solon
SJ's dedicated supplement covering the work of expert witnesses is now available to view online
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 justice system
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 article ‘Getting the best from your expert’.