Opinions given by medical experts in court are honest and objective

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7083.832a (Published 15 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:832
  1. Guy A Norfolk, Honorary assistant secretary, Association of Police Surgeonsa
  1. a Stockwood Health Centre, Bristol BS14 8PT

    Editor-By suggesting that medical experts eschew objectivity in favour of fat fees Liam Farrell displays his ignorance of the way that the legal system operates in both the civil and criminal courts.1 The adversarial nature of these …

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