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Proper use of evidence is crucial for proving the full extent of a client’s loss resulting from personal injury. See how Slater Vecchio uses evidence to help prove the full extent of their client’s claim.

The Medical Expert Witness: Educate Never Advocate
A paper on medical expert witnesses by Michael Slater, Q.C., in 2015

“When the expert takes the stand to testify, the first thing the judge wants to know is “Can I trust
this expert?”…”

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The Role of Experts at Trial from the Plaintiff’s Perspective
A paper on experts at trial for CLEBC by James Buckley and published in the Spring 2014 issue of The Verdict

“Here, we briefly consider some of these issues and provide background on the admissible use of expert
evidence at trial, and the manner in which expert opinion of questionable value has been addressed by
the courts in British Columbia.”

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and The Family Physician
From an article published in the July 2000 edition of The Verdict

“One of the most difficult problems for lawyers involved in the presentation of MTBI cases is that some physicians…”

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The Expert Witness In a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) Case
From an article published in the March 2000 edition of The Verdict

“A mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) case presents an excellent opportunity for the trial lawyer to use the authoritative literature to cross-examine defence medical experts…”

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Absence of Proof is Not Proof of Absence
From an article published in the May 1999 edition of The Verdict

“Technological advances in neuroimaging techniques have revealed that mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) can result in subtle changes in the physiology of the brain…”

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Admissibility of Pet Scan Evidence in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
From an article published in the February 1999 edition of The Verdict

“In cases of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) the results of neurodiagnostic testing are…”

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