Posted by Tracy Norris-Evans, Partner
When Ian Pearce’s father had a stroke in 2017, his life was thrown in a completely new direction. Nothing can prepare you for an injury to a loved one, but the aftermath can be equally difficult. For Ian, though, it proved an inspiration to change the way we approach neuro-rehab.
For Young Carers Action Day our team takes a look at the potential long-term impacts of coronavirus, even beyond lockdown.
Laura Christodoulou explains how the deputyship system in England and Wales works, and how it protects individuals that lack capacity, contrasting it to Britney’s conservatorship in the US.
We spoke with expert neuropsychologist Dr Audrey Daisley about support workers’ understanding of mental health issues in the brain injured, and what she and others are doing to help.
When someone experiences an injury, the physical impact is clear. People find themselves unable to live their lives as they used to – they may even need adaptations to their home or working arrangements – but what about the effects of physical trauma that aren’t so visible?
Today is Carers Rights Day 2020, a day intended to promote the cause of unpaid carers, raise awareness of their rights, and let them know where they can obtain essential help and support. So in this blog, we aim to provide you with the information you need.
Eirian Hitchmough, a solicitor in our Compensation Protection Unit, recognises last week’s anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act and explains how things have changed in the last 25 years – as well as what still needs to happen…
After receiving compensation for an injury, one of the biggest decisions individuals have to make is what to do with the money they have received when their claim has settled.
During lockdown, video calls have become the ‘norm’. What used to be a system to enable meetings across long distances has now become an essential piece of technology to stay social in these strange times.
Kerstin Scheel, partner in our Compensation Protection team, explains how the current lockdown is impacting upon those who need help to care for family members with cerebral palsy.