Medicolegal Reporting

  • Has provided Expert Witness reports for the Courts over the last 30 years, mainly cases of asbestos-related lung diseases, occupational asthma, smoke inhalation, traumatic chest injury etc., but also medical negligence.
  • Instructed by Solicitors in the Northern Ireland, Scottish and English jurisdictions.
  • Based at the Ulster Independent Clinic in Belfast, but also clinic facilities in Glasgow and Newcastle Upon Tyne.
  • Instructed by both Claimant and Defendant Solicitors, also the  Coroner’s Service for Northern Ireland, The Crown Prosecution Service and the Directorate of Legal Services (the sole providers of legal services to the NHS in Northern Ireland).
  • Provides approximately 300 reports per year and has given evidence in Belfast High Court on approximately 5 occasions over the past 10 years.
  • Desktop reports are completed within 3 weeks of receiving instructions and patients requiring appointment are seen within 6 weeks.
  • Immediate turnaround of urgent cases by arrangement.
  • Cases of medical negligence take considerably longer to prepare and estimates of cost and turnaround time are provided after Dr Todd has reviewed the relevant notes.
  • Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate (April 2021).