(a) Role of Medical Experts in Medical Negligence cases
This webinar will discuss the role played by expert witnesses in medico-legal proceedings, as well as the duties and responsibilities of an expert witness and the procedure governing evidence in such cases.
(b) Damages in Medical Negligence
The past few years have seen a rising trend in the amount of damages awarded for medical negligence claims in Malaysia. This webinar will discuss what damages are usually awarded in medical negligence
cases and the process of quantification in the courts.
Amanda Sena is an associate with Raja, Darryl & Loh and graduated from the University of Leeds with a Bachelors of Laws degree. She was called to the English Bar as a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in London. She was later admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Her practice is mainly focused on the representation of medical and dental practitioners in court and before disciplinary tribunals.
Thinesh Bathmala is an Associate with Messrs Raja, Darryl & Loh's healthcare and dispute resolution practice groups. Thinesh graduated from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom in 2017 and has a Masters of Law from City, University of London. He is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2018. Thinesh was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. His practice at the Firm covers, amongst others, medico-legal proceedings in the Courts, as well as professional ethics
inquiries before the Malaysian Medical Council and Malaysian Dental Council.
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