Medicolegal reports

About Mary O’Brien:

Mary O’Brien has a Masters degree in Law and Medical Ethics from the University of Glasgow and was elected as President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. She regularly prepares personal injury reports for solicitors relating to hand injuries and other traumatic or work injuries causing scarring.

Services Offered:

Expert Medical Reports: Miss O’Brien offers thorough and impartial medical reports to solicitors, insurance companies, and other organizations involved in personal injury litigation. She provides a detailed assessment of the claimant’s injuries, the likely prognosis, and any necessary treatment recommendations.

Hand Injury Assessment: With a focus on hand injuries, Miss O’Brien is well-versed in evaluating the severity of the injury, the extent of functional limitations, and the potential for long-term complications. She is experienced in assessing injuries such as fractures, dislocations, tendon and nerve injuries, crush injuries and amputations.

Scarring and Reconstructive Surgery: Miss O’Brien has extensive experience in the evaluation and management of scarring resulting from burns, trauma, or surgery. She offers expert assessments on the severity of scarring, the need for reconstructive surgery, and the potential impact on the claimant’s quality of life.

Medico-Legal Consultations: Miss O’Brien conducts in-person consultations at her clinic in Derby. She offers remote consultations via secure video conferencing platforms to accommodate clients unable to travel.

Why Choose Mary O’Brien?

  • Comprehensive and impartial medical assessments
  • Extensive experience in plastic and hand surgery
  • Professional, evidence-based approach
  • Timely and efficient service
  • Flexible consultation options

Contact Information:

To schedule a medico-legal consultation or to discuss your case with Miss O’Brien, please use the contact information provided below:

Please note that appointments are by referral only. If you are a new client, please have your referring solicitor or organization get in touch with us to arrange your appointment.

Appointments are usually arranged within 2 weeks of receipt of instruction and relevant documentation. Reports are usually completed 2-4 weeks following the claimant interview.

Fixed fee options and a 3 month payment deferment period are available.

Terms and conditions, fees and medicolegal CV are available on request.


We are happy to answer any queries either by email, letter or telephone, so please do not hesitate to get in touch. All enquiries are always treated confidentially.

    Derby Private Health
    Royal Derby Hospital
    Uttoxeter New Road
    DE22 3NE
    01332 785200