Phil Allen, a former Personal Injury client of ours, suffered a brain injury in a cycling accident 10 years ago. Phil has recently started a blog in which he hopes to paint a picture of himself, his life and his journey. In doing so, he hopes to provide encouragement and inspiration to other brain injury survivors. Read the rest of this post...
Inspiring amputee to release documentary about her road to recovery
A woman who lost her leg when she was struck by a taxi in New York in 2013, will give an insight into her journey coming to terms with life as an amputee in an upcoming documentary. Read the rest of this post...
Calvert Reconnections: A home from home for ABI survivors
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...
Construction company fined after man suffers serious crush injuries at work
A construction company has been following an accident at work incident, in which a worker was seriously injured while erecting a timber frame chalet bungalow. Read the rest of this post...
Government announce new tool for councils to ensure safety of cyclists
Cycling Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has announced that local authorities will be given new tools to support cyclists to create a greener and more resilient transport network, with new laws coming into force later this month. Read the rest of this post...
Study finds sense of smell may help predict recovery of people with severe brain injuries
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...
Researchers develop AI algorithm to detect & identify different brain injuries
Cambridge University researchers and colleagues from Imperial College London have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries. 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...
Manchester Arena survivor to take part in virtual hand-cycle for SIA
Martin Hibbert, who was left paralysed and unable to walk following the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in 2017, is joining the man who inspired him to rebuild his life in a virtual hand-cycling challenge to raise money for charity. Read more... 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...