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...
Smart motorways up to a third deadlier than roads with hard shoulders
Official recent figures show that the death rate on smart motorways is up to a third higher compared to motorways with hard shoulders. 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...
Potter Rees Dolan secure over £98m for clients during lockdown
We are proud to announce that our specialist Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence solicitors have secured over £98 million for clients during lockdown. Partner Gary Herbert and Head of Personal Injury Hugh Potter comment here. Read the rest of this post...
Former Crystal Palace Women captain issues concussion warning after career was cut short
Former captain of Crystal Palace Women, Freya Holdaway, whose career was cut short after suffering a series of concussions during the game said her symptoms would only have got worse if she hadn't stopped playing. Read the rest of this post...
PRD's Social Welfare Advisor named as Reuben's Retreat's 'Volunteer of the Month'
We are delighted to announce that our very own Suzanne Sutcliffe has been named as Reuben's Retreat's 'Volunteer of the Month' for March! Read the rest of this post...
NHS England to invest £95 million to improve maternity care
The NHS is to invest almost £100 million to improve maternity care in England following the findings of the Ockenden report into maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust (SaTH). Our Lesley Herbertson comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Department of Culture, Media and Sport hold expert meeting on head injuries in sport
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) held its first parliamentary session on head injuries in sport on Tuesday 9th March. Read the rest of this post...
Parliament launch inquiry into links between sport & long-term brain injury
A parliamentary inquiry into the link between sport and long-term brain injury has been launched. MPs belonging to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee will call witnesses to examine the issue. Read the rest of this post...