Fact Finding Hearings in NAI Cases for Family Lawyers - Medical Research, Caselaw & Tactics
Fact findings in non-accidental injury cases are complex on many levels.
Early evaluation of cases to ensure that the right experts are identified and appointed is a core skill for practitioners in this field. This course will provide particular focus on the selection, instruction and, where necessary, subsequent challenge of expert medical evidence.
This course is structured around real-life case studies as examples. It will also integrate case law, medical research and tactical advice to enhance your knowledge base and conduct of these difficult cases.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
- The latest case law and tactics relevant to the fact finding process
- Preparing and shaping a case
- Examining evidence and drafting documents
- Using case law
- Different injury types and the associated medical research
- Non-accidental head injuries
- Underlying conditions
- Blood disorders
- Connective tissue disorders including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
- Bone disorders
- The unknown
- Selecting, instructing and challenging experts
- Which expert for which case?
- Tips and traps
- Client handling
- Acting for parents
- Acting for intervenors
- Acting for children, whether through children’s guardians or not
10:00am - 4:30pm
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