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David Milligan

Milligan Medicolegal
The Cottage Colpitts Grange
Slaley
Hexham
NE47 0BY

Contact Person: David Milligan
Phone: 07587 156608
Occupation: Consultant Paediatrician, Expert Witness and Mediator

David Milligan MB BS  DCH  MRCP  FRCPCH  BA  MD

Retired Consultant Paediatrician & Expert Witness

Dr Milligan has been involved in medico legal work for the last 15 years mostly in complex medical negligence cases. He currently averages about 20 cases per year with his work being split roughly 60% claimant and 40% defendant. He has an extensive experience of report writing and participation in conferences. He has received courtroom skills training. Actual court appearances have been infrequent as a result of satisfactory settlement of most cases.

He is willing to undertake clinical negligence and legal aid work and to act as a single joint expert. He does not undertake criminal or child protection work except for cases requiring specific neonatal expertise. He is usually able to complete a report within four months from receipt of instruction.

Dr Milligan has undertaken medico legal training (Cardiff modules 1-3 2003-5, CPR Part 35, PD35 and Protocol Changes 2010), and is a vetted member of both the UK register of Expert Witnesses and the Faculty of Expert Witnesses, member of Expert Witness, XPro, Your Expert Witness and Medical Experts on Line. He has been trained as a mediator by the London School of Mediation.