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'How much compensation will I receive?’ and other difficult to answer questions

Part of my job as a brain injury solicitor involves handling new enquiries from people who are taking the very first step in bringing a…

By Laura Barlow
Adult Brain Injury
How do changes to the Highway Code legally affect pedestrians?

On 29 January 2022, the Highway Code was updated by the Department of Transport with the express goal of improving the safety of people walking,…

By Hokman Wong
Spinal Injury
The value of case management and why it should not be underestimated

Talking all things case management:- In this blog with Kerry Tomlinson from Integrated Case Management, we explore the value of case management and why it…

By Rhiannon Daniel
Accident Claims
Put a (GOOD) Lid on It!

Every UK based biker knows wearing a helmet is required by law, but there is a bit more to it than that… This Christmas I…

By Heather Petrie
Brain Injury
What is the Acquired Brain Injury Strategy and how will it help brain injury survivors?

Acquired Brain Injury in the UK Acquired Brain Injury is a leading cause of disability in the UK. Due to advances in emergency and acute…

By Laura Barlow
Adult Brain Injury
What do we do if we know a client will die soon?

I have recently written a blog… and this touched on some of the issues I have had to consider when a client dies during the…

By Rujina Hoque
Adult Brain Injury
Low-grade or non-malignant brain tumours Part 2 – What are the symptoms and treatment?

We simply don’t know how many people with low-grade brain tumours are misdiagnosed or diagnosed too late each year.  This area is under-researched and under-reported.…

By Deepti Patel
Adult Brain Injury
Low-grade or non-malignant brain tumours Part 1 – What are they?

Did you know that there are over 130 types of brain tumour? Brain tumours come in various shapes and sizes, each with a different prognosis…

By Deepti Patel
Adult Brain Injury
Other issues raised in fatal claims

I have spent a number of years working with clients who have sustained life-changing brain injuries.  These cases are always hugely rewarding when you see…

By Rujina Hoque
Adult Brain Injury
Courts and Contributory Negligence of Cyclists

The law is supposed to reflect the values and beliefs of society.  In recent years there has been a shift to sustainable and active modes…

By Hokman Wong
Brain Injury
Better Together: a new project providing free advice for brain injury patients at the Royal…

Bolt Burdon Kemp are proud to sponsor Better Together, joining forces with Headway East London at the Royal London Hospital to help brain injury survivors…

By Ipek Tugcu
Adult Brain Injury
Vision dysfunction following a brain injury

Having recently had my first eye test since primary school and my first pair of glasses, I started thinking about the common visual problems experienced…

By Eilish Barry
Adult Brain Injury
The impact of sleep on recovery after stroke

Most people know the importance of a good night’s sleep and the benefits that sleep can have on our brains.  Sleep is vitally important for…

By Katie Lovick-Norley
Adult Brain Injury
Tai Chi after Brain Injury

“Tai Chi Chuan, the great ultimate, strengthens the weak, raises the sick, invigorates the debilitated, and encourages the timid” – Cheng Man-ch’ing I recently attended…

By Kate O'Brien
Brain Injury
Thinking ahead – Seeking provisional damages for dementia in brain injury claims

Heather Petrie writes for PI Focus, July 2021 Laura Collignon and Heather Petrie on claiming provisional damages for increased risk of dementia after brain injury…

By Heather Petrie
Adult Brain Injury
Dealing with money worries after a brain injury

If you or someone you love suffers a brain injury, the effects on lifestyle can be dramatic and sudden. One day you are working and…

By Laura Barlow
Adult Brain Injury
Is diagnosing brain injury at the prison gates ‘too little, too late?’

Brain injury in prisons Since April this year, all new prisoners in England are being screened for previously undetected acquired brain injury in their induction…

By Laura Barlow
Adult Brain Injury
Life after Brain Injury: From Coma to Life Coaching

It’s undeniable that brain injury is a life-changing event, regardless of who it happens to. In my many years of representing clients who have survived…

By Ipek Tugcu
Adult Brain Injury
Roads Policing Review: Views from Cyclists, Drivers and Lawyers

Stagnant Road Safety for Over a Decade According to the Department for Transport 2018 annual report there were on average 5 fatalities and 68 serious…

By Hokman Wong
Adult Brain Injury
Functional Neurological Disorder: A Legal Case Study

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a condition where there is a disorder of the function of the nervous system, i.e. how the brain and body…

By Hokman Wong

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