Jim (names have been changed to protect identity) was the victim of an unprovoked assault. He was punched, causing him to fall backwards and hit his head on a hard object. He sustained a traumatic… Read More
In this article, Elizabeth Metcalfe from Brain Injury Group member and specialist Court of Protection & Deputyship services law firm Hyphen Law, outlines what happens when someone regains the mental capacity needed to manage their… Read More
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a Government funded scheme that is designed to compensate victims of violent crimes. CICA statistics, published by the Government for the… Read More
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A brain injury can change a person’s life significantly – and that of their family. Many injuries are unfortunately the responsibility of a third party, in which case there may be the potential to make a claim for compensation. A successful claim could go a long way towards supporting a rehabilitation programme, or providing long term care, or simply easing the financial burden caused by changed circumstances.
If you think you have a claim, speak to several lawyers and ask lots of questions before you instruct anyone; you need to find someone you can relate to. When you speak to any one of our network members, you can be confident that they have a track record of handling brain injury cases and appreciate all the complexities.
12 hours ago
After a brain injury, help and support may be needed from others to manage your day to day needs - a package of care may be needed or you may need to live in a specialist setting. We can help you navigate continuing healthcare funding. https://t.co/PK1xVd625w
2 days ago
We're excited to be back meeting people in person at our training day in Milton Keynes on 28 June, in collaboration with @Bush_Company. Places are selling fast and there's now very limited availability - visit our website for more information. https://t.co/rsDc9trNWd