Medicolegal work

Medicolegal Work

Dr Morrison has a specialist interest in disorders of sleep and epilepsy,
providing specialist medical opinion for Prosecution and Defence Counsel
in criminal and civil cases
throughout the United Kingdom

Example cases in sleep

Alleged sexual assaults / rape as a consequence of sexual behaviour in sleep (sexsomnia)
Loss of control / sleep attacks while driving
Loss of control / complex behaviours occurring as a consequence of sleep walking or other complex sleep behaviours (parasomnias)



Example cases in epilepsy

Alleged assaults as a consequence of seizure
Loss of control while driving due to seizure
Loss of control / complex behaviours occurring as a consequence of seizure or post-ictal psychosis
Complications of anti-convulsant drugs
Epilepsy and seizure occurring as a consequence of trauma



Other cases

Neurological complications of medical treatment and trauma



Work undertaken for:

CPS throughout England including Surrey, West Midlands, Kent, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Durham, Newcastle, West Mercia, Suffolk, Leicestershire, Northants, Thames Valley.
(Listed on the "Experts Advisor Database" by the National Crime Agency - references available)

Procurator Fiscal in Scotland

National Services Scotland - Central Legal Office

Various Civil and Criminal Defence Solicitors in Scotland