Being an expert witness in a medical malpractice case

  • Aneesa Bodiat Natmed Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd
Keywords: expert witness, medical malpractice case


Medical malpractice cases often rely on the expert witness testimony of doctors and other medical professionals in order to assist the court in understanding complex medical issues. The court makes the ultimate decision based on the facts as determined and the law, but medical experts are invaluable in guiding the court on medical science and practice.

Author Biography

Aneesa Bodiat, Natmed Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd

Head of Legal, Natmed Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd

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