Laurence has been a medical negligence lawyer for 30 years. He is a panel member of AVMA and the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel. Laurence represented families affected by the Bristol children’s heart surgery scandal at the Bristol Royal Infirmary and continues to work on behalf of those affected by failings of cardiac units across the country.
Supporting people with brain injury
One person’s brain injury affects their entire family. Our network of professionals enables you to access a complete package of practical, emotional and financial support.
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Sharing knowledge and best practice develops further the expertise of the health and social care professionals working with brain injured people.
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We expect a lot of our members; time and again they demonstrate their dedication to achieving the best outcome for brain injured people. It’s an elite group that we’re proud of.
The physical effects of a brain injury can often be clear to see and are sometimes, therefore, more straightforward to provide support for. But the cognitive effects may not be as clear and may be…
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Choosing the right legal adviser
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.