Expert Witness Services

Assistance from an Expert Witness may be needed at varying stages in the event of a dispute and for a variety of reasons. Such advice is often procured long before any decision is taken regarding potential litigation. Often the expert’s view can be a deciding factor in whether or not to proceed with a civil claim. ABT Safety Ltd Expert Witnesses are registered on The Law Society of Scotland Directory of Expert Witnesses and specialise in health & safety and disability discrimination disputes such as:

  • Claims for damages following accidents or ill-health at work or elsewhere
  • Carrying out site inspections and scrutinising witness statements
  • Assessment of negligence
  • Determining breaches of health & safety or Equality legislation


Personal Injury

We provide Expert Opinion on the following : Personal injury cases Falling – tripping – slipping accidents Hazards (personal injury cases) Public areas hazards Commercial premises hazards Workplace hazards Domestic hazards Manual handling – lifting Sports – leisure injuries Children’s play area accidents (personal injury)

Construction Accidents

Our Expert Witness, Brian Taggart has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry. Brian is from an architectural background and has been providing specialist safety services to the construction industry for 16 years. Unfortunately construction accidents are still the most common type of accident with over 45 fatal injuries occurring every year in the […]

Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination can come in many forms. Often discrimination is a lack of understanding rather than intended. The Equality Act 2010 is not compliance based and not prescriptive in its requirements, however, it does refer to Reasonable Adjustment. It can be difficult for service providers to determine what is reasonable and what is not. At […]