Detailed letter of instruction to a personal injury medical expert
Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson Brewer
Detailed letter of instruction to a personal injury medical expert

The following PI & Clinical Negligence precedent produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson Brewer provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Detailed letter of instruction to a personal injury medical expert

Dear [insert expert’s name]

Re: [insert name of client and the client’s date of birth, address and telephone number]

Date of accident: [insert date of accident]

Thank you for agreeing to report on this case. We are acting for the above named in connection with injuries received in an accident which occurred on the above date.

Documentation

[In order to assist with the preparation of your report we have enclosed the following documents:

[list documents enclosed with instructions eg GP records, hospital records etc]

OR

We have not obtained [eg GP, hospital etc] records yet but will use our best endeavours to obtain these without delay if you request them.

OR

We are obtaining the notes and records from our client’s GP and hospitals attended and will forward them to you when they are received.]

Your instructions

We should be grateful if you would examine our client and provide a full and detailed report dealing with any relevant pre-accident medical history, the injuries sustained, treatment received and present condition, dealing in particular with the capacity for work and giving a prognosis.

The facts

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

[insert circumstances of the accident]

The mechanics of the accident are that: [insert mechanics of the injury eg the fall caused a jarring to the Claimant’s right side]. When the Claimant was first attended for medical attention they were seen by [insert eg GP]. The Claimant

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