Medicolegal Services

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Dr Natalie Krapivensky is an experience independent medical examiner accredited in AMA IV and AMA V.

She provides independent psychiatric evaluations in a range of contexts including but not limited to

  • Eligibility
  • Fitness for work
  • Superannuation release
  • Impairment assessments (including WorkCover and TAC)
  • Total permanent disability
  • Fitness to stand trial
  • Insanity defence
  • Criminal matters
  • Expert Witness

Our clients include major plaintiff and defendant law firms.  The opinions are independent and we prefer to take referral from both sides of the ‘fence’ as we believe that this adds credibility to the report and to witness’ testimony if the matter ever goes to court.

Our clients also include

  • Police
  • Australian Defence Forces
  • Emergency Services
  • Most major insurance groups
  • Self insured clients such as banks, major retail chains, hospitals, logistics groups and others
  • Criminal law firms
  • Families and individual clients seeking reports in other legal matters

We offer consultations at our Melbourne office and via telepsychiatry nationally.  We are proud to be leading the field in offering telepsychiatry medicolegal consultations to enable access for clients who live in regional, rural, remote areas or anywhere else in Australia.  We have provided expert opinions to clients in Pilbara, Tasmania, NSW, and Queensland.  Increasingly, our clients are becoming aware of our services and are realizing the savings in costs associated with not having to fly and accommodate an expert for the purpose of undertaking an assessment.