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Feb 2015 // read more
Writing the Expert Report and Testifying in Court (Part 2)
Dr Joseph Sheares
Part 1 of this series can be found in last month’s issue of SMA News (http://goo.gl/F3GZ89). Difficulties in interpreting lawyer’s instructions and complying with expert’s brief Before writing his report, the expert must understand and clarify his brief and his lawyer’s...
Category: Professionalism , Health Law , Medical Practice
Topic: Medical Expert

Jan 2015 // read more
The Role of the Medical Expert – A Medical Perspective (Part 1)
Dr Joseph Sheares
Introduction Medical practitioners are often reluctant to serve as medical experts because they are uncertain of the requirements of the expert and they are apprehensive to testify in a State or Supreme Court trial, or in a Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Disciplinary Tribunal (DT). This perspect...
Category: Health Law , Professionalism
Topic: Medical Expert