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The brain is made up of billions of cells called neurons are easily damaged even in minor head injury. There are numerous research projects which are investigating how to minimise the initial damage that brain suffers in an injury, later harm it can suffer and also how to maximise rehabilitation.
The Neurological Alliance, which is an umbrella group of 80 organisations across the country, recently released its report into The Invisible Patients: Revealing the state of neurology services.
At this time of year, when many people are heading for the mountains to ski or snowboard, it is worth remembering to enjoy these sports and other winter sports safely. Following recent news that former F1 Champion Michael Schumacher is slowly rehabilitating following his tragic skiing accident last year, a coroner has also urged those going skiing to wear a helmet.
Traumatic brain injury or TBI, often leaves people with cognitive as well as physical problems. These can include difficulties with decision-making, insight, also the integration of thinking and feeling, which understandably affect communication and personal relationships.
We know that we have been extremely fortunate to have had such a consummate PI lawyer in Andy acting on our behalf but we have also been blessed by having had his support, trust, friendship and loyalty throughout. We cannot ever thank him enough.
The compensation Nicola has received has helped her move from a tiny council flat into a massive bungalow which has been specifically adapted. It has enabled her to have a better life.
If it was not for the help of my solicitor I don't know where I would have been today. He provided a great deal of emotional support and secured compensation at various stages from the insurance company to fund my treatment and allow me to live. He was there from start to finish.
Higgs & Sons acted for us for 5 years until our daughters claim for personal injuries was finally settled. Ian remains a trustee of our daughters trust fund and we now look upon him as a friend.