Medicolegal

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Medicolegal is something that involves both medical and legal aspects, mainly:

Medico-Legal Case : can be defined as a case of injury or ailment, etc., in which investigations by the law-enforcing agencies are essential to fix the responsibility regarding the causation of the said injury or ailment. In simple language it is a medical case with legal implications for the attending doctor where the attending doctor, after eliciting history and examining the patient, thinks that some investigation by law enforcement agencies is essential . Or a legal case requiring medical expertise when brought by the police for examination.

"Any case of Injury or ailment where some criminality is involved is called a Medico-Legal Case (MLC)".