First published in 2017 Brain Injury Claims established itself as the comprehensive reference on the complexities of Brain injury claims from both medical and legal perspectives. Written by experienced clinicians, medico legal experts and leading Barristers and Judges to provide a unique reference for legal professionals, covering all aspects of brain injury litigation.
Building upon this, the second edition has been expanded to include new chapters on Paediatric Brain Injury and Subtle Brain Injury in addition to updating several chapters and considering their implications for the latest caselaw in the rapidly developing field of brain injury litigation.
- Comprehensively sets out the medical aspects of brain trauma, the mechanisms by which the brain is injured and how this is assessed accurately.
- Provides detailed descriptions of the Neurological, Neuropsychiatric, Neuropsychological and psychosocial sequalae from acute injury to long term prognosis
- Provides detailed descriptions of the importance of accurate and comprehensive assessment across all disciplines
- Provides detailed information on the issues of honesty and accuracy in the measurement of injury.
- Describes the role of neurorehabilitation and the role of the litigation process in ensuring an optimal outcome
- Provides detailed consideration of the complexities of mental capacity.
- Reviews prominent case law in considering how expert testimony has informed case settlement