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Sometimes I'm scared of you: Britney’s Conservatorship
US pop star Britney Spears has addressed a Los Angeles court telling judge that she has been drugged, forced to perform against her will and prevented from having children, as she asked the Court to end a conservatorship that has governed her life for the last 13 years. Read the rest of this post...
Action for Brain Injury Week 2021
Today marks the start of Headway's Action for Brain Injury Week 2021. This year's campaign theme is "A life of lockdown?" which will focus on social isolation after brain injury - an issue that has been intensified by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the rest of this post...
#FreeBritney - How do Conservatorships in the US compare with the UK jurisdiction?
Following the news that Britney Spears is set to address the Court regarding her conservatorship at a June hearing, Court of Protection solicitor here at PRD, Samantha Spain, discusses in our latest blog how US law appointing conservators compares with UK Legislation. Read the rest of this post...
Britney Spears, conservatorships and the nuanced world of hidden disabilities
The recent news reports on Britney Spears that follow the "Framing Britney Spears" documentary highlight the nuanced world of hidden disabilities. Our Mark Wilding, solicitor in our Court of Protection team, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
BBC investigation reveals 'shocking' blue badge scheme disparities
A BBC investigation has found that people with non-visible disabilities - such as autism or Parkinson's disease - face a "shocking disparity" when applying for a blue badge parking permit compared to their counterparts with physical impairments. Our Ruth Wright comments here. Read the rest of this post...
The Brain Charity launches Christmas appeal to help those with neurological conditions
Liverpool based charity The Brain Charity has launched its first ever Christmas appeal to raise funds to support the one in six people who live with neurological conditions. Read the rest of this post...
ABI Week 2020: Headway highlight the devastating impact of memory loss
The brain injury charity Headway has released an emotional animation to mark the start of Action for Brain Injury Week 2020 (28 Sep - 4 Oct), which highlights the complex and devastating effects of memory loss and the UK-wide support available to those affected following a brain injury. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan appoints three new solicitors
We are thrilled to announce Potter Rees Dolan has recently appointed three new solicitors. The appointments come following an exciting year for the firm – in which new office space was acquired to accommodate growing staff numbers and record settlements were achieved for our seriously injured clients. Read the rest of this post...