Posted by Jennifer Seavor, Associate
As specialists in the causes of brain injury, we understand how conditions like Cerebral Palsy can have a severe impact on a person’s quality of life. But we also know that despite this, when given the correct support, people with a whole range of brain injuries can go on to do amazing things and live successful and independent lives.
A recruitment company discovered that one of its senior employees had transferred significant amounts of confidential client data to his personal email account.
A manufacturing company consulted Royds Withy King in relation to a restructuring of its production process. We supported the company through the restructure, from the planning stage through to the end of the implementation process.
The Claimant suffered with multiple sclerosis so had a pre-existing vulnerability to pressure sores. He was admitted to hospital with pneumonia and was treated on an acute assessment ward.
Simon Elliman secured £10,000 for a claimant who had developed a pressure ulcer on his heel whilst recuperating in hospital following hip replacement surgery. He had tried to alert staff to the pain he was feeling in his heel whilst recuperating on the ward but the staff failed to investigate the area. By the time staff removed the bandages to investigate the site the pressure sore was over 7 inches long.
Our Private Client team has recently assisted in the registration of a charity specialising in the support of people suffering from a rare and little understood condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
Our client – WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation – is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. They used our Private Client team’s services for advice after they became the beneficiary of a significant gift under a Will.