Latest News

-

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.

 

-

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.

 

-

On 22 June International Helmet Awareness Day 2013 aims to encourage all horse riders to wear a properly fitted helmet to prevent avoidable head injuries and deaths.

 

-

Natasha Flockhart was thrown through the doors of a moving minibus, suffering severe head injuries and brain injury.

 

-

Louise and Geraint Jones who both suffered severe brain injuries impacting their long and short term memories, describe their new son as a ‘living time-keeper’.

 

-

Every day, 6,000 people start caring, a role which often has a significant impact on their lives.  It takes time, may leave you isolated and can be costly.

 

-

A girl left with brain damage by Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary 9 years ago has now, at the age of 12, won Court approval for the NHS to pay 80% of her claim.

 

-

Oxygen therapies for patients with severe traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, are more effective than just standard recommended intensive neurosurgical care, according to a new American study.

 

-

A council ignored warnings from its own staff about a rotting flagpole, which collapsed leaving a two-year-old girl with a fractured skull and foot.

 

-

A leading dementia scientist who knows more than most about how frequent blows to the head cause long-term brain damage, says when arguing for a ban on sports that cause brain injury, boxing is in a class of its own as "The whole point of boxing is to inflict brain damage".

 

What our clients say

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.