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Calvert Reconnections: A home from home for ABI survivors
  • 29.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury
In September this year, the doors are set to open to a brand-new neuro-rehabilitation specialist residential centre based in the Lake District. Read the rest of this post...
Study finds sense of smell may help predict recovery of people with severe brain injuries
  • 29.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury head injury brain injury recovery head injury solicitor head injury claims brain injuries severe brain injury
Researchers at Cambridge University have found that sense of smell may help when it comes to predicting the recovery of people with severe brain injuries. Read the rest of this post...
Increase in Fatal Accident Bereavement Award
  • 18.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence serious injury medical negligence fatal accidents fatal accident claims Fatal Accident Bereavement Award fatal accident damages bereavement damages
Earlier this month, it was announced that there has been a change in the law relating to fatal accidents - the fixed bereavement award paid under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 has increased to £15,120. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
Disability-friendly virtual pub opens its doors during lockdown
A new disability-friendly virtual pub has opened its doors to hundreds of customers during lockdown. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
Becoming a lawyer the hard way: how to succeed in law despite an unconventional education
Hannah Bottomley, a clinical negligence solicitor here at Potter Rees Dolan, has been able to build a hugely successful career despite an unconventional route into law, and has chosen to share her experiences in order to highlight the full range of options and opportunities that may be available to students in the same position. Read on for more... Read the rest of this post...
The Cabinet Office's Disability Unit has launched a Regional Stakeholder Network to help create a better picture of the lived experience of disabled people in England. Read the rest of this post...
Daily routines have been disrupted across the country and many people are separated from family and friends, yet there are still ways to stay active - physically, mentally and socially - during the UK-wide lockdown. We have pulled together some information and links to websites providing support, ideas for at home activities and exercise for people of varying ability, as well as ways to connect with others during this period of self-isolation. We hope you will find the following guide useful! Read the rest of this post...
Covid-19 Update: The health of our team, our clients and our colleagues are paramount and so to mitigate the risk posed by the virus following the latest advice from the Government, we have taken the following steps to ensure the safety of all. Please read carefully... Read the rest of this post...
Experts at Aberdeen University discover new way to repair injured spinal nerves
  • 23.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Spinal cord injury Personal Injury serious injury spinal injury severe spinal injury aberdeen university spinal nerves
Experts from Aberdeen University have discovered a new way to repair injured spinal nerves. Scientists at the university have been able to successfully regrow spinal nerves in rats after activating a molecule found in nerve cells by using a new type of gel. Read the rest of this post...
Government to consider UK wide pavement parking ban
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced new proposals to deal with pavement parking, ensuring safer streets for parents and disabled people. Read the rest of this post...

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