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Update on Psychiatric Claims

In this seminar we discuss how the new categorisation of diagnoses adopted by DSM V is being used by the medical profession and the significance of the new categorisation when considering claims involving psychiatric injury. In addition we provide an overview of the way the courts in Scotland approach the difference between a primary and secondary victim when considering a claim for psychiatric injury.

Date: Thursday, 5 March 2015

Time: 12:30 - 14:00

Location: bto solicitors The Presentation Suite, 5th Floor, 48 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5HS

Speakers:

Professor Chris Freeman, Consultant Psychologist

Carly Forrest, Partner and Solicitor Advocate at bto solicitors 


Audience:

Insurers and self insured

Programme:

12:15 Registration

12:30 Seminar

13:30 Discussion & buffet lunch


Fee:

This seminar is free of charge.

Description:

Professor Chris Freeman, Consultant Psychologist, will discuss how the new categorisation of diagnoses adopted by DSM V is being used by the medical profession and the significance of the new categorisation when considering claims involving psychiatric injury.  Carly Forrest, Partner and Solicitor Advocate, will provide an overview of the way the courts in Scotland approach the difference between a primary and secondary victim when considering a claim for psychiatric injury.

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