Negligence of medical experts

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7498.1027-a (Published 28 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1027

Expert witness training should be compulsory for all experts

  1. John Vinen, councillor, Australian College of Legal Medicine (jvinen@med.usyd.edu.au)
  1. Royal North Shore Hospital, Pacific Highway, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia

    EDITOR—I am an experienced expert witness working in a state with legislated requirements that all expert witnesses need to agree to before giving their opinion and where the expert is …

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