As a consultant rheumatologist, with more than 23 Years clinical experience in Rheumatology Dr. Moorthy has extensive experience in preparing medicolegal reports since 2009. He has prepared over 300 reports for the court, with an average of 30 reports per year. These reports involve a mix of claimants and defendants, with a ratio of 70:30, and 20% of the cases require a joint report. Dr. Moorthy also undertakes clinical negligence claims and has appeared in court for cross-examination three times over the last few years. Dr. Moorthy is happy to prepare Desk Top reports.
Dr. Moorthy completed the Cardiff University Bond Solon Medico-legal Certificate course to enhance his skills in this area and regularly update his Medicolegal skills by attending CME and Premex Annual Conference.
We aim to complete the report within 10 working days following examination of the claimant.
We do undertake Home Visits and cover Claimants widely across UK.
Our consulting venues for Medicolegal work :
Personal Injury Claims reports prepared on the below :
- Road Traffic accident and Fibromyalgia.
- Personal Injury and Exacerbation of Fibromyalgia.
- Personal Injury and onset of Rheumatological conditions.
- Work related Injury and Rheumatological conditions.
- Work related Upper arm conditions.
- Inflammatory and traumatic spinal problems.
- Chronic widespread pain.
- Regional Pain syndrome and reflux sympathetic dystrophy.
- Connective tissue disorders.
- Neck and back injuries.
- Spinal pain.
- Disc-related back pain and sciatica, facet, and nerve root pains.
Rheumatologist and Medicolegal Reports
Fibromyalgia : A disorder that causes widespread pain and tenderness in the muscles and soft tissues.
Chronic widespread pain syndrome : A condition that causes persistent pain throughout the body.
Whiplash : A neck injury that occurs when the head is suddenly jerked forward and then back.
Inflammatory and traumatic spinal problems : Conditions affecting the spine that can cause pain, stiffness, and limited mobility. This includes conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and sciatica.
Regional pain syndrome and reflex sympathetic dystrophy : A chronic pain condition that usually affects an arm or leg, causing burning pain, sensitivity to touch, and swelling.
Neck and back injuries : Injuries to the neck or back that can cause pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.
Soft tissue rheumatism (tendonitis, bursitis, epicondylitis, fasciitis, myositis, tenosynovitis): Inflammation of the soft tissues surrounding bones and joints, including tendons, bursae, and muscles.
Rheumatoid arthritis : A chronic autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation and pain.
Ankylosing spondylitis : A type of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, causing pain and stiffness.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus : An autoimmune disorder that can affect multiple organs and systems, including the joints, skin, kidneys, and heart.
Gout : A type of arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid crystals in the joints, leading to inflammation and pain.
Psoriatic arthritis : A type of arthritis that occurs in people with psoriasis, causing joint pain, stiffness, and swelling.
Reactive Arthritis : A type of arthritis that occurs as a reaction to an infection in another part of the body, causing joint pain, stiffness, and swelling.
Vasculitis : Inflammation of the blood vessels, which can cause a range of symptoms depending on the affected organs and systems.
Sjogren’s Syndrome : An autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the eyes and mouth, causing dryness and inflammation.
Vibration white finger syndrome : A condition caused by repeated exposure to vibrating tools, which can cause numbness, pain, and tingling in the fingers.
Osteoarthritis : A type of arthritis caused by wear and tear on the joints, leading to pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.
Carpal tunnel syndrome : A condition that occurs when the median nerve in the wrist is compressed, causing pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand.
Work-related upper arm disease : A type of repetitive strain injury that affects the upper arm, causing pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.