Detailed letter of instruction to a personal injury expert for a report on condition and prognosis
Detailed letter of instruction to a personal injury expert for a report on condition and prognosis

The following PI & Clinical Negligence guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Detailed letter of instruction to a personal injury expert for a report on condition and prognosis
  • Documentation
  • Your instructions
  • The facts
  • Legal aspects
  • Content

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Dear [Insert]

Re: [Name of Client]

Thank you for agreeing to report on this case.

Documentation

Please find attached: [Identify Docs]

Your instructions

We should be grateful if you would provide a report dealing with the following:

We require a report dealing with condition and prognosis.

The facts

The circumstances that led to the Claimant’s accident are as follows:

[Insert detail]

The mechanics of the accident are that: eg. the fall caused a jarring to his right side. When he first attended for medical attention he was seen by his [Insert eg GP]. He immediately reported eg injury and radiating of pain to his toes which was suggestive of a nerve injury.

The Claimant in this case sustained the following injuries [insert]:

From our instructions and perusal of the medical records the relevant aspect of the Claimant’s pre accident health is as follows:

[insert]

For example, while the Claimant had suffered a previous back problem he had had [x] years pain free during which time he had