Assessments & Medico - Legal

SUMMARY

Medico-legal/ Psycho-legal assessment is a complex process that involves extensive review of records, targeted clinical
interviews and conducting of standardized psychological assessments and testing
We partner with Attorneys and relevant Professionals/Experts to provide Medico Legal/Pycho-legal Services regarding:
* Road Accident Fund (RAF) Claims
* Wrongful Arrests Claims
* Personal Injury Claims; and
* Potential Loss of Support claims
Our Medico-Legal/Psycho-Legal team conduct Psychological Assessments and prepare objective, accurate and
professional medico-legal reports that provide:
* an expert opinion for the purpose of an instructing attorney’s court presentation.
* an expert account of past and future loss of income by ascertaining the claimant’s employability,
limitations, career prospects, and earning potential following an accident; and
* Post-morbid psychological state of the claimant’s cognitive, behavioural and emotional adaptation and
functioning.

MEDICO- LEGAL SERVICES
Medico-legal/ Psycho-legal assessment is a complex
process that involves extensive review of records,
targeted clinical interviews and conducting of
standardized psychological testing.
We partner with Attorneys and relevant
Professionals/Experts to provide Medico Legal/Pycho-
legal Services regarding:
* Road Accident Fund (RAF) Claims
* Wrongful Arrests Claims
* Personal Injury Claims; and
* Potential Loss of Support claims
Our Medico-Legal/Psycho-Legal team conduct
Psychological Assessments and prepare
objective, accurate and professional medico-legal
reports that provide
* an expert opinion for the purpose of an
instructing attorney’s court presentation.
* an expert account of past and future loss of
income by ascertaining the claimant’s
employability, limitations, career prospects,
and earning potential following an accident;
and
* Post-morbid psychological state of the
claimant’s cognitive, behavioural and
emotional adaptation and functioning.

PROCEDURE
1. Attorney’s Instruction: We shall receive an
instruction from the relevant Attorney; to schedule an
appointment suitable for the client in terms of venue,
time and date


2. Psychological Assessments & Reporting
2.1 Clinical Interviews: Conduct the Clinical interview,
as well as behavioural observations during the
consultation
2.2 Psychometric Assessments:
Select appropriate Psychological Assessments
(e.g., cognitive, behavioural and emotional
assessments)
2.3. Collateral interview(s)
Collects supporting relational collateral interviews
and/or relevant information necessary (employer,
statements, etc.)
Receive Attorney’s
instruction

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3. Experts Opinions’ Integration
Integrate other relevant expert/specialist opinions;
Scenarios’ predictions


4. Medico Legal Report
 Integrate assessments data and other experts’
opinions
Provide recommendation and conclusion

* Refer client to other relevant experts/specialists for
additional inputs contributing to the case.
At BPS, we strive to deliver our Medico-Legal/Psycho-
Legal Reports within 7 working after having received
all the required documentations (including relevant
experts’ reports) and conducting of actual
assessments.


5. Joint Minutes & Court Appearance
* Preparation of joint minutes with counterpart;
* Prepare and draft additional addendums (when
necessary)
* Court appearances regarding expert witness cross-
examination.

 

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MEDICO LEGAL PROCESS

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