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Topic Archives: Personal Injury

Olympic skier Rowan Cheshire retires five years after suffering severe concussion
  • 21.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury Olympics Head Trauma severe concussion sport injury
British Olympic freestyle skier Rowan Cheshire has announced her retirement, saying her "body and mind just can't keep up with the pace", five years after she suffered a severe concussion.​ Read the rest of this post...
Hundreds of Amazon warehouse staff injured in workplace accidents over past three years
  • 19.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • serious injury head injury accident at work HSE workplace injury injury at work workplace accident fall from height Amazon GMB Union orthopaedic injury Health & Safety Executive near misses
​New figures compiled by the GMB Union suggest that hundreds of people have been seriously injured over the last three years while working at Amazon warehouses around the UK. Richard Edwards, a Partner within our Personal Injury team who specialises in handling serious accident at work claims, comments in our latest blog... Read the rest of this post...
MPs debate acquired brain injury in Parliament
  • 14.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Court Of Protection
  • Brain Injury Stroke Headway Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury brain trauma Parliament MPs debate Carbon monoxide poisoning Cycle helmets Hospital car parking Sports related injuries heading in football
On Thursday last week (6th February 2020) MPs debated acquired brain injury in Parliament. ​ Read the rest of this post...
FA to impose restrictions on heading the ball for under-18s
  • 14.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • dementia Brain Injury Headway head injury concussion Head Trauma Jeff Astle heading football The Jeff Astle Foundation FA Football Association heading ball post concussion syndrome Professional Footballers’ Association PAFA Alzheimers professional football
Our Gary Herbert, a Partner within the Personal Injury team here at PRD who is currently serving on the committee for Headway Salford & Trafford, comments on the FA's proposals to ban heading of footballs in training for under-18s in our latest blog... Read the rest of this post...
Bike Cam: Collision during morning rush hour
  • 14.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Road safety Personal Injury Collision road traffic accident bike camera Manchester rta bike cam road traffic collision deansgate
Liverpool Clinicians create new head trauma score to tackle unnecessary referrals
  • 03.02.2020
  • JeanneEvans
  • Personal Injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury NHS head injury concussion The Walton Centre University of Liverpool Head Trauma Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Concussion Syndrome Liverpool HITS Liverpool Head Injury Tomography Score Tomography Mild Brain Injury Neurosurgical Centre Neurosurgeon
A team of staff from The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have developed a score to help clinicians define mild traumatic brain trauma. Our Jeanne Evans, Partner within our Personal Injury team, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Singing from the same song sheet: Resolving conflicts inherent in pre-litigated brain injury rehabilitation
Last week, we held a joint training seminar with AKA Case Management to explore in detail the various conflicts that can, and inevitably do, arise between the litigation, financial considerations and rehabilitation/therapy needs when working with challenging clients and their families, and to explore whether the professional parties are really on the same side. Is there a way to stop such conflicts arising? Or are the conflicts themselves an essential part of our roles in delivering rehabilitation to our shared clients? Read on for more... Read the rest of this post...
Amputee PC calls for tougher sentences for dangerous drivers
  • 09.01.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • amputation Personal Injury serious injury amputee dangerous driving road traffic accident road traffic collision reform loss of limbs
A police officer who suffered life changing injuries - including a below the knee amputation - after he was knocked down by a drink driver is now calling for tougher sentences for offenders. Click here for more. Read the rest of this post...
Thousands benefit from extended Blue Badge scheme
  • 07.01.2020
  • HelenDolan
  • Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Awareness Personal Injury serious injury accessibility blue badge Multiple Sclerosis disabled access hidden disability stoma invisible illness Department for Transport Blue Badge Scheme disabled parking invisible disability epilepsy Local Authority
Thousands of individuals who live with “invisible” disabilities and illnesses have gained access to the benefits of a Blue Badge under new rules introduced in the summer of 2019. Our head of clinical negligence, Helen Dolan, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
​New research reveals half of all homeless people around the world may have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their life, either as a result of their homelessness or because of. Our Richard Edwards, Partner - Personal Injury, comments here... Read the rest of this post...

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