The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

Abstract

The Concept of Causality (Kausalitat) with Respect to the Diagnosis of Head-Neck Trauma and Tinnitus In German Law

Author(s): Hans-Dieter Wedig

If, as a neuro-otologist, you are required to give a diagnosis in court of the medical consequences of a case of head-neck trauma and tinnitus, the attorney will usually require your opinion on the following points: What medical (i.e., neuro-otologic) injuries have you found? What diagnosis have you made? Is there a connection between these injuries and a specific accidental injury or incident?

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