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Not every solicitor is qualified to handle a brain injury compensation claim. These are complex and often challenging claims, which need to be handled by a specialist brain injury lawyer.  Watch our brain injury solicitor Andy Shaw explain what to expect from a brain injury solicitor.

 

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The UK’s independent clinical guidance body NICE, releases for consultation its updated head injury treatment guidelines.

 

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Researchers who have created a "mini-brain" with stem cells, could provide new insights into human brain development.

 

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Four years ago, Michelle Owen was on her way to work as a GP in Australia, when her car rolled off the road. Left unconscious with a brain injury and multiple fractures, she was in a coma for 3 months.

 

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A recently reported case in the High Court involved a boy who tragically was born severely disabled, shortly after his mother was involved in a car accident.

 

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 People left with brain injury following an accident should seek advice from a specialist brain injury solicitor urges The Law Society of England and Wales, or they may lose out on essential compensation.

 

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 Snowboarder Kevin Pearce, left severely brain injured in a practice run crash turned international traumatic brain injury advocate has recently released ‘The Crash Reel’, a film documenting his own road to recovery.

 

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Brian Toomey is hospitalised with a life-threatening head injury, after a heavy fall from his horse whilst riding in the Perth Festival Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle.

 

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A mother and her foster children were exposed to potential  carbon monoxide poisoning, after 'shoddy' building work left their gas boiler and fire in an 'immediately dangerous' state.

 

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One in five pupils suffered a head injury in the last year, serious enough to either knock them unconscious for over 5 minutes or require an overnight hospital stay.

 

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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.