Pure Physio physiotherapy and sports injury specialists

Physiotherapy in Southampton

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EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES

Our Areas of Expertise

If you are a solicitor or case manager looking to appoint an independent physiotherapy expert witness, we have experts in the following areas:

  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Sports Injuries
  • Amputees
  • Orthopaedic Polytrauma
  • Post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation

 

Our expert witness physiotherapists are all practising clinicians with a minimum of 20 years clinical practice experience. We have completed “Excellence in Report Writing” and “Courtroom Skills Training” with Bond Solon and produce reports which are within our scope of practice, objective, unbiased and Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) Part 35 and Practice Direction (PD) 35 compliant.

We have experience within the NHS, Ministry of Defence, high performance sport & private sectors.

CV’s can be provided on request.

Types of report we write

We can provide medico-legal reports for:

  • Personal injury claims
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Work related injuries
  • Musculoskeletal quantum
  • Condition and prognosis
  • Initial needs assessments
  • Ongoing rehabilitation needs

How to instruct us

Please email your instruction to Pure Physio, which must be in line with PD35. Please supply the following information wherever possible:

  • Capacity of appointment
  • Services required of the expert
  • Purpose of the report
  • Issues to be addressed
  • Timescale for delivery
  • Expert reports (current and updated in the future)
  • Relevant GP and hospital records
  • Witness statements
  • Relevant court orders
  • Of claim and defence
  • Schedule of loss
  • Party/ parties responsible of payment of fees
  • Other background information

Additional information

We aim to offer an assessment of your client at one of our clinics within 2 weeks of confirmation of instruction. Initial reports are provided within 4 weeks of assessment. A quicker turnaround time may be requested and available in some cases.

We provide a written quotation for expert witness services which is broken down into an hourly rate for pre-assessment documentation review, the client assessment, report writing, answering further questions and further reports (if necessary). If attendance is required away from our clinic base a written quotation will also be provided for travel, accommodation (if required), meetings and court attendance (if required).

In order to proceed, we politely ask for written (email) confirmation of acceptance of our terms and conditions and fees.

Contact Pure Physio

Contact us with any queries or questions you may have. For Appointments: 023 8184 6867
Email: office@purephysio.co.uk - or use our contact page

“Caroline is the consumate professional. Her treatment and guidance was excellent and I really felt that she cared about me as a patient and had a noticable enthusiasm for the care and improvement of my knee.”