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Topic Archives: Media-Coverage

Inspiring amputee to release documentary about her road to recovery
  • 29.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • amputation Personal Injury serious injury amputee catastrophic injury compensation loss of limbs
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
  • 29.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury
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
  • 24.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Personal Injury serious injury accident at work workplace injury injury 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
  • 11.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Cycling Personal Injury serious injury road traffic accident cyclist injury cycle safety
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
  • 29.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury head injury brain injury recovery head injury solicitor head injury claims brain injuries severe brain injury
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...
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...
Increase in Fatal Accident Bereavement Award
  • 18.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence serious injury medical negligence fatal accidents fatal accident claims Fatal Accident Bereavement Award fatal accident damages bereavement damages
Earlier this month, it was announced that there has been a change in the law relating to fatal accidents - the fixed bereavement award paid under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 has increased to £15,120. Read more here... 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
  • 13.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Spinal cord injury Paralysis Personal Injury serious injury spinal injury serious injuries SIA paralysed severe spinal injury spinal injuries association
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...

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