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High Court guidance on the recording of medico-legal appointments (Macdonald (By His Litigation Friend, Lindsay Macdonald) v Burton)

High Court guidance on the recording of medico-legal appointments (Macdonald (By His Litigation Friend, Lindsay Macdonald) v Burton)
Published on: 24 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • High Court guidance on the recording of medico-legal appointments (Macdonald (By His Litigation Friend, Lindsay Macdonald) v Burton)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details:

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: Martin Spencer J acknowledged that there was a need to record expert appointments in some higher value cases to protect litigants (mainly claimants) against experts who are ‘incompetent or worse’. This case followed on from the decision in Mustard v Flower involving the same legal teams. Written by Marcus Grant, barrister at Temple Garden Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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