Action for Brain Injury Week 2022: See the Hidden Me
Today marks the beginning of Action for Brain Injury Week; an annual campaign by the charity Headway – the brain injury association. Read the rest of this post...
Former professional footballers urged to submit feedback on head injuries in the sport
The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) is looking to improve the understanding of former professional players with neurogenerative diseases such as dementia. Read the rest of this post...
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2022: Friday 13th May
Today marks the annual SCI Awareness Day to highlight the challenges people with a spinal cord injury face every day and to raise awareness of the injury. The theme this year is focusing on the everyday challenges faced by people with a spinal cord injury and the basic freedoms that are taken away as soon as the injury occurs. Read the rest of this post...
Team from PRD walk and run Lake District charity event
A team from Potter Rees Dolan took part in the Keswick to Barrow (K2B) Walk at the weekend in the sunny Lake District to raise money for Headway South Cumbria. Read the rest of this post...
Lancashire man urging for fellow locals to support cycle lane plans
The son of a man who sustained a brain injury after being knocked from his bicycle is campaigning for changes on the local roads to make cycling safer Read the rest of this post...
New 'no-fault' system when making clinical negligence claim in discussion by MPs
Ministers are looking to overhaul of the ‘outdated’ system of clinical negligence compensation within the NHS when patients suffer avoidable harm. Read the rest of this post...
Man died after sustaining a brain injury from a single punch attack
Our client, Paul Stewart, was involved in an altercation during which he received a blow to the chin and fell backwards sustaining catastrophic head injuries. Two years later, he sadly passed away in a minimally conscious state. Read the rest of this post...
New campaign from THINK! as law on mobile phone use whilst driving is toughened
From 25th March 2022, it is now illegal to use a handheld mobile phone behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos or videos, scroll through playlists or play games – as the government closes a loophole previously exploited by dangerous drivers to escape conviction Read the rest of this post...
If you have suffered a personal injury, making a claim for compensation can be a hugely important step in helping you get your life back on track. Claiming compensation can provide you and your family with peace of mind, as well as financial support to help cover the cost of any medical treatment, lost work or lifestyle adjustments needed in the aftermath of your injury. Read the rest of this post...
Almost 300 hundred babies died or suffered serious brain damage at maternity hospitals in Shropshire
The Ockenden Report was published today following a five-year investigation into the standard of maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. Read the rest of this post...