Medical Negligence Cases

Assessing Psychiatric Injuries in Personal Injury Cases: Dr. Pradhan has a substantial amount of experience in producing high quality medico-legal reports to assist individuals who have suffered psychiatric injuries in personal injury cases addressing PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Enduring life changing affects from Road Traffic Accidents, Medical Negligence, childhood abuse and failure to remove cases amongst others.

Personal Injury Cases

Psychiatric Reports in Childhood Abuse Cases : Dr. Pradhan, Consultant Psychiatrist has carried out an extensive number of assessments and reports on survivors of childhood abuse. She has been a panel expert on a number of Group Action cases as a single joint expert. Dr. Pradhan has also provided a number of reports in cases involving enduring lifelong emotional effects of abuse in claims against individuals and organisations.

Due to the sensitive nature of the assessment and being one of the very few female psychiatrists in the UK who specialises in abuse cases Dr. Pradhan is often the preferred expert by male and female victims of abuse or negligence.

Instructing solicitors have continually received positive feedback from their clients about their psychiatric assessments with Dr. Pradhan and for the accuracy and clarity of Dr. Pradhan’s Expert Witness Reports.

Abuse Cases

Psychiatric Reports in Criminal Cases: Dr. Pradhan is a Mental Health Section 12 Approved Psychiatrist and provides psychiatric assessments in Criminal Cases – Assessing fitness to plead and instruct (fitness to stand trial) pre-sentencing psychiatric court reports, diminished responsibility assessments, intent, hospital order assessments, arson psychiatric reports in arson cases and forensic psychiatric assessments.

Criminal Cases

Psychiatric Assessment in Employment Tribunal and Equality Act Assessments : Dr. Pradhan is able to provide psychiatric stress reports in employment tribunal cases and Equality Act Assessments. These include developing return to work recommendations.

Employment Cases

Clinical & Expert Witness Psychiatry Experience: Dr. Pradhan’s is an NHS Adult Consultant Psychiatrist covering the inner city of Birmingham since 2003 where she assesses and treats a diverse patient population, many with complex mental health problems precipitated by social factors. She has specific interest in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders.

She is highly trained experienced dual accredited Consultant Psychiatrist delivering CPR Expert witness reports nationwide with short waiting times and swift report completion – usually one to two weeks from the assessments.

Dr. Pradhan has completed over 1000 expert witness reports in Civil & Criminal Cases. A significant number of cases have been Civil Claims involving psychiatric injuries as a result of accidents, medical negligence and also on victims of abuse including childhood abuse, failure to remove cases and family child care proceedings matters.

Dr. Pradhan regularly provides reports in Employment Tribunals involving Equality Act Assessments with detailed assessment of Stress & PTSD and anxiety disorders.

Family Cases

Psychiatric Reports in Immigration Cases / Asylum Cases : Dr. Pradhan often provides psychiatric assessment in Immigration matters looking at impact of deportation on individuals and their family. Assessing post-traumatic stress disorders and mental effects of deportation has on asylum seekers (either on submission of their claim or psychiatric assessments for immigration appeals. The Psychiatric assessments are often on victims of abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse and emotional abuse.

Immigration Cases

Mental Capacity Assessments : Dr. Pradhan regularly provides reports assessing mental capacity / Court of Protection (COP 3 Assessments) DoLs/ Testamentary Capacity Cases to include Probate; Capacity to Instruct Solicitors; Assessment of ability to make financial decisions and psychiatrist assessment for Power of Attorney matters.

Mental Capacity Assessments

Assessing Psychiatric Injuries in Personal Injury Cases: Dr. Pradhan has a substantial amount of experience in producing high quality medico-legal reports to assist individuals who have suffered psychiatric injuries in personal injury cases addressing PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Enduring life changing affects from Road Traffic Accidents, Medical Negligence, childhood abuse and failure to remove cases amongst others.