(02) 9283 5557 | Australia-wide

Established in 1996, Prudence OT delivers leading occupational therapy expert witness reports for all areas of compensation law.

When Prudence OT was founded in 1996 by Director and Principal Therapist, Prue Sandford, it was supported by a small team of five dedicated professionals. With an enduring commitment to quality service and objective, credible reporting, our team has grown to support over fifty leading personal injury legal organisations across Australia.

Our highly experienced, clinically-trained personal injury specialists have multidisciplinary clinical experience and proven court, joint expert witness and ISC experience. And they are located all over Australia to ensure we can deliver a high volume of comprehensive, quality assessments in a timely manner from anywhere.

occupational therapy medico-legal reports delivered per month

years delivering reports and expert witnesses to the medico-legal industry

business day turnaround for all medico-legal reports anywhere in Australia

We provide medico-legal reports for a range of compensation cases and personal injury types:

Areas of practice

Class action

Motor vehicle accidents

Medical negligence

TPD, superannuation and income protection

Public liability

Work injury

Industrial illness and asbestosis

Injury types

Orthopaedic and musculo-skeletal injury

Acquired brain injury

Spinal cord injury

Catastrophic injury

Infant and paediatric cases

Dust and industrial diseases

Psychological injury

Book an OT assessment and medico-legal report for your personal injury case >

Our management team is focused on delivery

Prue Sandford

Founder and Executive Director, Quality Assurance

Director and Principal Therapist, Prue Sandford established Prudence OT (formerly Prudence Consulting) in early 1996. Initially operating with a small team of five dedicated professionals, Prue’s commitment to quality service and objective, credible medico-legal reporting gained her recognition as a respected and reliable partner in the personal injury market.

Prue’s team of occupational therapists has now grown to support over fifty leading personal injury legal organisations in five states and territories across Australia.

As the Principal Therapist, Prue oversees the preparation of reports in catastrophic claims, undertakes editing of completed reports and manages the publishing of Medico-Legal Matters, an industry information sharing experience with a target readership in excess of 1,000 personal injury experts.

Prue provides resource and support for consultants and her keen eye for detail and professional expertise ensure the highest quality medico-legal reporting writing.

Chas Wilkinson

Managing Director, Sustainability & Strategic Development

Chas Wilkinson’s role at Prudence OT is to build robust business support systems for the team of forensic occupational therapists. This includes formalising the company’s organisational structure, development of knowledge and quality management systems, and ensuring the business communicates effectively to all relevant stakeholders.

Chas has positioned Prudence OT as a ‘leading provider of occupational therapy reports to the personal injury market’, building long term relationships with legal and insurance law professionals as well as allied health and legal industry peak bodies and regulators

Chas is a graduate member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors, and with a passion for AFL, he is the current President of the Sydney University Australian National Football Club.