Welcome to Issue 24 of the Medico-Legal Magazine, produced by SpecialistInfo and publishing partner Iconic Media Solutions Ltd.
This autumn issue of 2023 contains our new Expert Witness Directory, who are available for instruction, and includes the following articles: Tim Deeming, Partner, Tees Law, Cambridge and Gareth Owens, Chair, Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland, discuss how to reduce misdiagnosis of acute aortic disease; and Max Melsa, Deka Chambers, shares his insight on how a recent decision relating to group actions will influence future cases. Also in this issue, Andrea Crisp, Senior Associate, Clyde & Co LLP, discusses claims brought under the Equality Act.
Once again, the magazine will be circulated to up to 40,000 people in the industry, including doctors, insurance companies, law firms and medico-legal agencies. Printed copies can be ordered from Iconic Media.
Specialistinfo maintains a database of contact details for up to 90,000 UK consultants and GPs, including approximately 11,000 consultants and GPs who undertake medico-legal work. We also provide Medico-Legal courses for expert witnesses and promote the members of the Faculty of Expert Witnesses (the FEW).
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Pg 4 SpecialistInfo Medico-Legal Courses 2023 By Lisa Cheyne
Pg 5 Navigating Claims Under The Equality Act: A Guide For Medical Professionals By Andrea Crisp
Pg 8 All Aboard the NIHL Omnibus By Max Melsa
Pg 9 BOOK REVIEW: How to Expect the Unexpected - by Kit Yates By Lisa Cheyne
Pg 11 Aortic Dissection and Inquests By Tim Deeming
Pg 17 Expert Witness Directory
Pg 21 Medico-Legal News By Lisa Cheyne