Samson Roberts

May 21, 2020

MedicoLegal Psychiatry in the Face of COVID-19

Over recent months forensic psychiatrists and medicolegal psychiatrists have been compelled to undertake assessments using internet-based technology such as Zoom and Skype. Whilst many of us […]
May 19, 2020

Potential Issues of Utilising Surveillance Material in Personal Injury Claims

Surveillance has become a common approach utilised in personal injury matters. The extent to which a few short surveillance opportunities should be extrapolated to reflect the […]
May 19, 2020

Historical Sexual Assault and Estimating Loss of Earning Capacity

The education and career prospects of child abuse victims are frequently compromised by factors which include psychiatric injury. Typically, in personal injury matters, the assessing psychiatrist […]
May 19, 2020

Reporting on Fitness to Instruct from a Psychiatric Medicolegal Perspective

There is increasing awareness of the risks when acting for a client whose competence to instruct could be disputed. The inevitable challenge lies in the expectation […]