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  • Helen Dolan, specialist catastrophic medical negligence lawyer, recovered compensation in excess of £45million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016 and 2017

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A new series of the award-winning BBC programme Hospital launched which showcases the day-to-day life of six hospitals across Liverpool. The latest episode focused on the Walton Centre which is the UK's only dedicated spine, brain and pain management centre. Read the rest of this post...
Woman left "screaming for help" after stranger pushes wheelchair
  • 16.01.2019
  • EmmaArnold
  • Opinion
  • disability Wheelchair accessibility public transport
A woman used twitter to complain how a stranger took control of her wheelchair without warning causing other wheelchair users to share their stories. Read the rest of this post...
Rugby player retires after feeling 'scary' effects of concussion
  • 14.01.2019
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • head injury concussion rugby football post concussional syndrome
A retired professional rugby player still feels the effects of concussion over a year since he last played the sport. Read the rest of this post...
Our Featured Charity: Disability Snowsport UK
  • 07.12.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • None
  • disability sport
Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) is an inspirational organisation dedicated to helping people with physical and mental disabilities to take part in winter sports like skiing and snowboarding Read the rest of this post...
Reducing stillbirths and cerebral palsy: ​the latest "Each Baby Counts" report
The Royal College of Obstetricians' "Each Baby Counts" initiative has just produced its latest update report dated November 2018 looking at babies born in 2016. Their aim is to halve the number of babies who die or are left severely disabled by 2020 by reviewing incidents and then advising on how to improve standards. Read the rest of this post...
Maternity training to reduce number of mother and baby birth injuries
Baby Lifeline has been fighting for years to obtain government support to enable staff from maternity units to access training to improve standards. Their excellent new report Mind the Gap identifies the gaps in training and the areas they highlight come as no surprise to me given the repeated errors we see in clinical negligence cases. Read the rest of this post...
Each month we will upload a selection of videos asking you to vote for who you think is the 'Mug of the Month' - so head over to our Twitter page to cast your vote Read the rest of this post...
New blood test can diagnose sepsis much faster than before
The new sepsis test, known as the BacCapSeq platform, screens for 307 known disease-causing bacteria as well as antibiotic resistance. Read the rest of this post...
How the side effects of brain injury left one man in prison
  • 10.10.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • Brain Injury CICA attack prison Disabilities Trust
A young man who was attacked with a hammer, which left him with a brain injury, caused him to commit a crime. Read the rest of this post...
Monday 24 September 2018, marks day 1 of the preliminary hearings into the Inquiry set up to examine why men, women and children in the UK were given infected blood and/or infected blood products in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Read the rest of this post...

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