‘An excellent reputation...’

Occupational Therapy

We have over 80 Occupational Therapists preparing reports on a range of quantum issues/heads of claim including;

  • Personal care needs
  • Domestic activities
  • Case management
  • Assistive Technology & equipment
  • Housing specification & adaptations
  • Household maintenance
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Holidays & leisure activities
  • Miscellaneous items
  • Childcare
  • Dependency & Loss of Service

Our OT experts are experienced in assessing and costing the full range of care needs up to and including complex 24 hour care packages ensuring regimes are sensible, practical and implementable, taking account of appropriate risk factors. Occupational Therapists are uniquely placed to consider care in the context of the environment while taking in to account psycho-social and cultural factors. Comprehensive assessments will involve clinical and functional examination with full consideration of the Claimant’s rights and choices, and pre-morbid lifestyle. Recommendations will take in to consideration the relevant legal principles.

We have experts in a range of specialist areas including;

  • Traumatic brain injury including physical and cognitive dysfunction
  • Spinal cord-injury
  • Paediatrics & cerebral palsy
  • Neurology – All aspects
  • Hand and upper limb injuries including brachial plexus lesion and erb’s palsy
  • Trauma and orthopaedics including amputation management (multiple limb deficient children)
  • Rheumatology
  • Chronic pain& fibromyalgia
  • General medicines and surgery
  • Mental Health
  • Learning Difficulties & ASD
  • Care of the Elderly                                                                                                                                                

The above list is not exclusive.

All our experts are fully trained in the role of the expert witness and the Civil Procedure Rules, as well as extended training to cover medico-legal report writing, experts’ meetings, answering part 35 questions and courtroom skills.

Liability experts are fully conversant with the necessary legal tests – Bolam, Bolitho and Montgomery, and other relevant tests for different jurisdictions. Quantum experts are cognisant of the principles of reasonable restitution.

All associates:

  • have the necessary level of qualification and experience to act as an expert witness, and have passed a rigorous recruitment process
  • are in current clinical practice
  • are registered with their professional regulatory body (NMC, HCPC)
  • have professional indemnity insurance
  • are instructed equally by Claimants and Defendants

“Report was detailed and well written, did not require clarification, and assisted in valuing the claim.” (Single Joint Instruction)


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