Expert Witness Service

Veronica Downing Associates has a reputation established over 20 years for providing comprehensive occupational therapy assessments on disability and rehabilitation needs following personal injury and clinical negligence. We also provide assessment services in matters of family law and criminal injury.

Our team of occupational therapists, who have undertaken expert witness training, are experienced in the assessment of disability needs, recommendation of appropriate equipment and aids to daily living, adaptations to the home and care support needs.

We Offer:

  • Occupational therapy assessment of physical and cognitive disabilities including brain injury, complex trauma and spinal injuries
  • Appropriate recommendations on equipment and aids to daily living, mobility equipment and home adaptations
  • Recommendations on rehabilitation and occupational therapy requirements
  • Expert Witness reports for the Court
  • Immediate Needs Assessments in accordance with the Rehabilitation Code
  • Rehabilitation case management
  • Full service to non-UK cases

Occupational Therapy assessments are individually prepared for each client with appropriate recommendations on equipment, aids, adaptations, care support and rehabilitation.

Written reports are clearly presented with recommendations and costings.

Instructions are received equally from lawyers on behalf of Claimants, Defendants and Insurers with a significant number of single-joint instructions.

Veronica Downing was voted Occupational Therapist of the year in the 2016 Lawyer Monthly Expert Witness awards