At Prebble Card Psychologists we have been assisting our valued solicitor clients for over 15 years by providing high quality psychological medico legal reports in multi-track personal injury, complex clinical negligence and forensic criminal cases.
We have highly experienced psychologists available in the following locations to complete comprehensive psychological medico legal reports for solicitors and the legal profession: Brighton, Bristol, Cornwall, Derby, Devon, Dronfield, Durham, Guildford, Hull, Leicester, Manchester, Mansfield, North London, North Yorkshire, Northampton, Nottingham, Romford, Sheffield, Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.
Psychology services for solicitors
Our medico legal reports are detailed and address the questions raised by you. Information is clearly presented under headings and given below is an idea of what you can expect from our comprehensive medico legal psychologist reports:
Introduction to the medico legal psychological report
This includes a précis of the instructed psychologist’s qualifications, summary of the case and conclusions, a note of the persons involved and a confirmation that there are no conflicts of interest.
Issues to be addressed
In this section we summarise the case and note your questions to be addressed.
Investigation of the facts
We confirm the documents that have been reviewed, this is likely to include GP records, hospital records, therapy notes and witness statements. We report on the interview and assessment of your client. We give brief details of the incident and a background history of your client including a note of the physical and psychological injuries sustained. In this section we also include psychometric test measures and report on how your client may be psychologically affected by avoidance, hyperarousal and associative thinking, anger and irritability, preoccupation with the accident, intrusive thoughts and sleep disturbance.
In this section, based upon the investigation of the facts, we give a diagnosis, an opinion on condition, prognosis and, if required, causation.
We summarise our findings and give recommendations for any necessary specific psychological treatment.
Our report declaration meets the requirements of Part 35 and Practice Direction 35 and includes a Statement of Truth.
Beyond the medico legal psychological report
Our psychologists are experienced in providing Joint Expert Statements and attending meetings with Counsel. Many of our psychologists have completed formal expert witness training for Court appearances.
Our service is supported by an efficient administration dealing promptly with instructing an appropriate psychologist, all appointment arrangements and the production of checked CPR compliant reports. Whilst at all times keeping you, our valued client, updated at every stage.
We abide by data protection law and are now working towards GDPR compliance.