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8 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

How assistive technology can help people who have experienced mTBI

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Here, Oliver Lewis – an Assistive Technology Consultant from Lewis Support – explains what assistive technology is and how suitable solutions and products are identified. He has also included examples of how assistive technology can support individuals who have experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

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20 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Events, Personal Injury

Professionals in Brain Injury event

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We will be hosting the upcoming Professionals in Brain Injury (PIBI) event in our Midland Bridge House office in Bath. Dr Kesta Purt, Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, and Sarah Gibbin, Speech and Language Therapist, will be facilitating a discussion on …

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18 September 2018 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Brain injury and social interaction – five things people can struggle with

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Stuart Brazington, head of Royds Withy King’s brain injury team, explains five difficulties he has noticed that commonly occur amongst brain-injured individuals.

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12 September 2017 0 Comments Posted in News

Royds Withy King named Senior Corporate Partner by the RUH’s Forever Friends Appeal

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UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King, which has its headquarters in Bath, has been recognised as a senior corporate partner by the Royal United Hospital’s (RUH) charity The Forever Friends Appeal, thanks to partners and staff at the …

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10 May 2017 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

How to secure rehabilitation after a brain injury

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team around brain injury survivor

When someone suffers a brain injury it can be an extremely frightening and confusing time, both for the person concerned and their family and friends. But after the initial shock, one of the first things everyone wants to know is what services and rehabilitative therapies are available to help the person’s recovery.

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2 February 2017 0 Comments Posted in News

Court finds driver guilty of causing motorcycle accident

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Press release

A young woman has been found guilty of driving without due care and attention and causing an accident which left a Swindon motorcyclist with life-changing injuries. Sarah Gill appeared at Chippenham Magistrates Court yesterday (1 February 2017) following an accident …

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30 January 2017 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

Court to rule on road traffic accident at notorious blackspot

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Press release sibley

A young driver who was involved in an accident at a notorious blackspot in Swindon which left a motorcyclist with life-changing injuries, is due to appear before magistrates on Wednesday (1 February 2017). Sarah Gill will appear at Chippenham Magistrates …

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16 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Withy King wins right to appeal for more compensation

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Law firm Withy King has won the right to appeal against the level of compensation awarded to a young man who suffered severe brain damage as a toddler. Withy King won the right to appeal to the Court of Appeal …

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23 July 2015 1 Comment Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

5 famous people who suffered brain injury

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Celebrity

Thousands of people each year suffer a brain injury. By the law of averages, a small proportion of these people are likely to be in the public eye. Money and fame offer no protection against the often devastating effects of a brain injury. Of the five examples below, all needed the support of clinicians, therapists and, most importantly, their families and friends.

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14 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in Featured, Opinion, Personal Injury

5 common effects of brain injury

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Our brains control who we are, how we exist and choose to live. When the brain suffers even mild trauma, it often ceases to function as it did before the trauma. Stuart Brazington, head of Royds Withy King’s Brain Injury team, explains a few common problems that he and his team have noticed after years of dealing with and acting for brain injured clients.

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4 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Five steps for success in brain injury compensation claims

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It seems that not a week goes by without hearing about a large financial settlement for a brain injury victim. Stuart Brazington, head of Withy King’s Brain Injury team, looks at what should be done when making a compensation claim.

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11 May 2014 0 Comments Posted in News

Withy King get their hats on for Headway

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Solicitors and support staff from Withy King wore a colourful assortment of hats to work on Friday (16 May) to mark national Action for Brain Injury Week. Withy King’s involvement in Hats for Headway Day raised over £250 for brain …

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