Medico-legal is perhaps the most complex area of fee-paid work for consultants. All aspects of this work commands a fee since it is not included within a consultants pay.
Broadly speaking, consultants are approached to provide medical reports in connection with legal action and this can involve attending court to give evidence.
Medico legal work may also involve conferences with counsel and other legal professionals. You may be asked to provide reports or attend court as a witness.
When you apply for a Medical Indemnity quote from Premium Medical Protection, you will be asked for details and fees paid to you for Medico Legal work so Insurers can include this important work in your cover.