The following PI & Clinical Negligence precedent Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson Brewer provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Re: [Name of Client/Name of Claimant]
You will be aware from the Court timetable that we provided you with that you are required by the court to conduct a discussion of this case with [Insert eg the claimant’s/defendant’s expert] for the purposes set out in the Rules (CPR 35.12).
The purpose of discussions between experts is to:
identify and discuss the expert issues in the proceedings;
reach agreed opinions on those issues, and, if that is not possible, narrow the issues;
identify those issues on which they agree and disagree and summarise their reasons for disagreement on any issue;
identify what action, if any, may be taken to resolve any of the outstanding issues between the parties.
They are not to seek to settle the proceedings.
Arrangements for discus
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