Mrs Downing in HALESWORTH
Lawyer Monthly Expert Witness Winner 2016 • APIL Recommended expert • Director-level responsibility for two companies focusing on occupational therapy & mobility equipment • Over 24 years' expert witness experience • Team of experienced expert OTs specialising in complex & catastrophic injuries • Physical & neuro disability, ABI, learning disability, functional ability • Rehabilitation, equipment & care costing • Children & adults • Reports for claimant, defendant & SJE
Mrs Jennings in LEEDS
Julie Jennings heads a team of experienced and specialist occupational therapists and nurses. Fully costed reports are produced for all age groups and conditions, e.g. amputations, brain injury, brachial plexus lesions, cerebral palsy, hand injuries, industrial diseases, neurological damage, musculoskeletal injuries, paediatrics, psychiatry, spinal cord injury, medical negligence and disputes. Reports consider (with costs): • Ability/disability • Aids & equipment • Housing • Transport • Rehabilitation •...
Mr Fisher in REIGATE
Design of housing for people with mental & physical disabilities • Accommodation expert - housing needs resulting from medical negligence or personal injury • Housing adaptations for the disabled
Mr Groux in CROYDON
Assessing accommodation needs at home & in the workplace for severely injured or physically/mentally disabled people • Formulating reports on suitability of properties to accommodate disabled persons in terms of mobility requirements, access & special needs • Designing suitable accommodation for disabled users based on expertise developed over 31 years specialising in designing for the disabled • Assessing & commenting on third party reports by other expert witnesses • Advises plaintiffs & defendants...
Mr Kay in SHEFFIELD
Building disputes: • Quality • Contract disputes • Construction adjudication • Maintenance & major repairs • Professional negligence: • Building surveys • Contract administration • Personal injury: • Occupiers' & employers' liability • Building site accidents • Disabled adaptations • Landlord & tenant: • Statutory nuisance • Dilapidations • Service charge disputes • Neighbour disputes: • Boundaries • Trespass • Party wall awards • Condition surveys • Adjudicator & arbitrator in construction disputes
Mr Cumbers in NORWICH
Nationwide service • Architect specialising in accommodation needs: • Reporting on the long-term accommodation needs of claimants • Assessing & surveying existing accommodation • Identifying claimant's specific long-term accommodation needs • Evaluating accommodation options • Providing full architect services: designs, obtaining approvals, specifying the adapted & extended or purpose-built work, including specialised equipment & fittings to meet claimant's specific needs
Mr Smallwood in COULSDON
Expert witness specialising in the preparation of accommodation reports in personal injury, catastrophic injury & medical negligence claims • Designer & contract administrator for adaptation works to properties to accommodate people with disabilities • Retained post claim to develop schemes through to completion
Mr Vipond in MANCHESTER
Personal injury: • Expert reports & single joint expert reports with regard to personal injury, including slips & trips • Expert reports into accommodation needs of disabled people • Construction defects: • Advice & reports into defects in commercial buildings & industrial elements • Construction contract matters: • Reports with regard to delays on site • Construction troubleshooting: • Investigation into causes of delays & implementation of strategies to complete works on site...
Mr France in HUDDERSFIELD
Mr Jonathan France has dealt with various types of injury cases assessing accommodation needs and associated costs. He has acted as lead designer on large-scale care home developments and has over recent years focused on designing and project managing adaptations and new-build specialist bungalows for wheelchair, ambulant and severely disabled persons. Mr Jonathan France presently acts as expert witness for leading solicitors in the catastrophic injury field, whether for claimant or defendant.
Mrs Somek in CHESHAM
I qualified as an occupational therapist 30 years ago, and have worked exclusively in the field of physical disability, specialising in orthopaedics and neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunction at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and in private practice since 2000. I have worked as an expert witness for approximately 30 years and now manage a team of experts from a variety of fields and professions....
Mr Dransfield in DYMOCK
Construction & building contracts • Building insurance claims • Building disputes • Party wall awards • Rights of light • Architects' appointments • Architects' services • Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 • Construction technology • Building defects • Boundary disputes • CDM coordinator services
Mrs Green in TARPORLEY
The Bunbury Agency has been providing domiciliary quantum and staff placement reports to solicitors on personal injury cases for the past 25 years. I joined the Agency in 2004 as care manager and I have been writing expert witness reports since 2005. In 2009 I became a certified expert witness, having completed a Bond Solon Expert Witness course in conjunction with Cardiff University. My knowledge and understanding of the domiciliary care industry is now considerable, enabling me to assess in...
Ms Williams in MANCHESTER
Personal injury: investigation & reports into building defects with respect to personal injury, accommodation reports for disabled people • Construction defects: investigations & reports into defective work with respect to new & refurbished buildings • Professional negligence: investigations & reports into professional negligence of architects & surveyors • Contract matters: investigations & reports into contract & sub-contract disputes
Ms Cawdry in YORK
I undertake quantum care & occupational therapy reports on a wide range of injury types including, but not exclusively: • Amputation • Brain injury • Cauda equina • Cerebral palsy • Chronic pain • Upper limb injury • Incontinence • Injuries from general medical/surgical conditions • Oncology • Orthopaedic conditions • Spinal injury • Strokes • Visual impairment • Sensory loss • Manual handling • Stoma care. I am happy to undertake initial telephone discussions with solicitors to identify if my clinical experience meets their...
Mr Miller in MANCHESTER
Accidents at work & on construction sites, including slipping & tripping cases • Paraplegic accommodation reports • Rights of light cases • Daylight & sunlight studies • Building defects • Construction disputes • Architect negligence cases • Cost of injury, disability, death • Registered Adjudicator • Arbitrator • Mediator
Mr Crosby in BURNLEY
Personal injury, including slips & trips • Accommodation reports for disabled people • Housing disrepair • Professional negligence • Pre-acquisition surveys • Investigation & analysis of building defects, defective works, boundary & building disputes • Property valuations
Mr Cowan in EAST GRINSTEAD
Experienced in accommodation & housing needs of the disabled, e.g. from medical negligence or road traffic accidents • Design of house adaptations for the disabled • Design of nursing homes & facilities for geriatrics & those with physical handicaps & head injuries...
Mrs Campbell in BATH
We can provide an opinion on the need & type of case management service required in medical negligence/personal injury matters, including mental health. We consider rehabilitation needs, the type of care package required, accommodation needs, need for equipment & alternative driving solutions. We are able to give indicative case management costs for immediate needs or on a longer term. We are able to respond quickly to requests for assessment. We appreciate the needs for urgent response.
Mr Skerratt in WORTHING
Advising legal representatives & insurers of claimants & defendants with regard to accommodation needs of disabled people who have sustained injury as a result of road traffic accidents, industrial accidents, medical negligence, etc.