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Be an ‘expert’ witness

If you are working as a medical expert witness, then there are a host of things that can trip you up. 

Here’s 20 to watch out for – outlined to over 100 consultants and GPs at this year’s annual BMA’s medico-legal conference by Augustus Ullstein QC.

Things can – and have – gone horribly wrong for doctors who are called to give evidence as expert witnesses.

It is all too easy to make a mistake and weaken your professional credibility – and your mishaps can be a gift to the other party.

The BMA called in deputy judge Augustus Ullstein, formerly of 39 Essex Chambers, to give some sound counsel. And here are his words of advice. 

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