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Today (6th October) marks World Cerebral Palsy Day - a day in which people from all over the world come together to help raise awareness of cerebral palsy and the issues that affect the 17 million people across the world who live with the condition. For 2020's World Cerebral Palsy Day, the theme is 'Make Your Mark'. Gill Edwards, Clinical Negligence Partner, comments here Read the rest of this post...
Nearly one million women in the UK miss breast screening due to pandemic
According to a leading breast cancer charity, nearly one million women in the UK have missed breast screening due to the coronavirus. Our Helen Budge, Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Reported road casualties Great Britain: 2019 annual report
The Department for Transport (DfT) has published Reported road casualties in Great Britain: 2019 annual report, which revealed that there were 1,752 reported road deaths during that year. 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...
Woman sustains a Traumatic Brain Injury while walking her dog
A reality TV star from New Zealand has been left unable to walk or pour herself a cup of coffee after suffering a traumatic brain injury earlier this year, whilst out walking her dog. Read the rest of this post...
Girl suffers brain damage after delay in sepsis treatment
The parents of a four-year-old girl have spoken out about the dangers of sepsis and how important early diagnosis is, after their daughter sustained a brain injury due to a delay in treatment. Read the rest of this post...
Researchers create molecule to restore lost connections to the spinal cord and brain
Researchers have created a molecule that can restore lost connections to the spinal cord and brain on mice with neurological disorders such as spinal cord injury, Alzheimer’s disease and cerebellar ataxia. Our Lesley Herbertson comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Hands-free driving could be legal on UK roads by spring 2021
This week the government announced the launch of a consultation into ‘automated lane keeping systems’ (ALKS), technology which, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, could reduce the number of road traffic accidents. Read the rest of this post...
This week is Injury Prevention Week 2020 (17-21 August) - an awareness week hosted by APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers). The theme this year will focus on pedestrian safety, after research carried out by YouGov found worrying gaps in road safety knowledge among consumers. Read the rest of this post...