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RSW Medico-Legal Ltd

7a Heath Lane
Oldwinsford
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 1RF

Contact Person: Mr Richard Scott-Watson
Qualifications: BSc(Hons) MB BS LLB (Hons)(Open)Cert. Av. Med. Cert.MR(2)CUEW DDAM FRCS(Ed)
Occupation: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
Secretary: Carol Couzens
Phone: 01384 441931

Mr Richard Scott-Watson BSc(Hons) MB BS LLB (Hons)(Open)Cert. Av. Med. Cert.MR(2)CUEW DDAM FRCS(Ed)

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Richard Scott-Watson has been an Expert Witness in Orthopaedic Trauma since 1990, completing over 22,000 reports and averaging two court appearances per year.

He undertakes cases involving all aspects of bone and soft tissue injury and has a special interest in cervical spine injuries and disorders, and their consequences and treatment.

Mr Scott-Watson is an experienced disability analyst and provides Employment Tribunal reports under the Equalities Act. Low velocity impact traffic accident cases are accepted and urgent reports can be undertaken.

His specialist areas of expertise include:

  • General orthopaedics, fractures and trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Finger injuries
  • Hand and wrist injuries (including wrist fracture)
  • Tendon injuries
  • Forearm injuries and fracture
  • Elbow injuries and fracture
  • Humerus fracture
  • Shoulder injuries and fracture
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Cervical spine soft tissue injury
  • Cervical spine fracture
  • Back injury and pain
  • Thoracic spine fracture and pain
  • Lumbar spine injury, fracture and pain
  • Pelvic injury and fracture
  • Hip injury and fracture
  • Neck of femur fracture
  • Femur fracture
  • Knee fracture
  • Knee ligament injury
  • Knee meniscus injury
  • Meniscus injury
  • Tibia fracture
  • Ankle sprain, fracture and dislocation
  • Calcaneum fracture
  • Foot fracture
  • Metatarsal fracture
  • Toe fracture and dislocation
  • Compound fracture
  • Closed fracture

Mr Scott-Watson is fully trained in CPR, an APIL Expert, MedCo Accredited and MEOL Approved. He obtained his Cardiff University Expert Witness Certificate in 2014.

Awards

  • 2018 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award: 'Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year in England'
  • Orthopaedic Expert Witness (UK) Leaders in Law (LiL) 2017/18
  • 2017 Global Law Experts 100. Orthopaedic Surgeon and Disability Analyst Expert of the Year - UK
  • Winner: FORENSIC INSIDER Orthopaedic Award 2016
  • Lawyer Monthly Magazine Orthopaedic Expert Witness of the Year 2016
  • Forensic and Expert Witness E Magazine Medico Legal Award 2014/15 and 2016/17
  • Forensic and Expert Witness E Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award receiver for Trauma & Orthopaedics
  • Lawyer International Legal 100 – 2019 Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year - England
  • Lawyer International Legal 100 Orthopaedic Surgeon and Disabilty Analyst of the year UK 2019
  • 2018 AI Global Excellence Award – Most Trusted Orthopaedic Expert Witness - UK
  • 2018 / 2019 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award ‘Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year in England’
  • Global Law Experts Orthopaedic Surgeon and Disability Analyst Expert of the Year 2017 / 2018
  • Orthopaedic Expert Witness (the UK) Leaders in Law (LIL) for 2017/18, 2018/19
  • FORENSIC INSIDER Orthopaedic Award 2016
  • Lawyer Monthly Magazine Orthopaedic Expert Witness of the Year 2016 and 2017
  • Forensic and Expert Witness E Magazine Medico Legal Award 2014/15 & 2016/2017
  • Forensic and Expert Witness E Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award receiver for Trauma & Orthopaedics.
  • 2014. Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate.
  • MEOL Accredited Expert.
  • MedCo Accredited Expert.DME 4726.
  • Fully trained in CPR and in LVI cases.
  • Leaders in Law Global award 2020.
  • 2020 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award: Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year in England – 2020
  • M&A Global Awards – Best Expert Witness Service Provider 2020 – RSW Medico Legal Ltd
  • Global 100 2019: Individual - Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year - England
  • Global 100 2019: Richard Scott-Watson - RSW Medicolegal Ltd - Best Expert Witness in Orthopaedic Trauma of the Year – UK
  • Global 100 2019: Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year - 2019 - Mr R Scott-Watson, RSW Medico-Legal Ltd - England
  • Global 100 2019: Best Expert Witness Services Provider - 2019 - RSW Medico-Legal Ltd - UK
  • Lawyer International Global Award. Orthopaedic Surgeon and Disability Analyst Expert of the Year 2019
  • Corporate Live Wire Expert Witness Services Provider of the Year 2019
  • Lawyer International Legal 100 – 2019 Best Practice of the Year for Medico-Legal Cases - UK
  • Lawyer International Legal 100 – 2019 Orthopaedic Expert Witness of the Year - England
  • Lawyer International Legal 100 Orthopaedic Surgeon and Disability Analyst of the year UK 2019
  • Corporate America Today Best Expert Witness in Orthopaedic Trauma of the Year UK 2019
  • M&A Global Awards 2019 – Individual Orthopaedic Therapy Expert Witness of the Year England
  • SME News. Best Expert Witness Service Provider 2019
  • uk.linkedin.com/pub/richard-scott-watson/34/4bb/531/

Clinics in Stourbridge, Birmingham, Coventry, Bristol, Swindon and Oxford. Waiting list 4 - 6 weeks. Home and prison visits undertaken.

Reporting since 1990. Over 23,000 reports.

https://rswmedicolegal.forensicandexpertwitness.co.uk