Category Archives: Head Injury

Head injury, acquired brain injury. traumatic brain injury

Headway Devon Annual Regional Conference & Exhibition

Headway Devon are running their Annual Regional Conference & Exhibition conference on  The Cost of Brain Injury  on Friday 19th October 2012 Venue: The Exeter Suite, Sandy Park, Conference Centre, Sandy Park Way, Exeter, Devon The confirmed speakers are:

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Child brain injury and rehabilitation

Rehabilitation can make a real difference in acquired brain injury cases, particularly for child acquired brain injury. If there is a clear case for compensation rehabilitation can be provided through the Rehabilitation Code. The rehabilitation is paid for by the … Continue reading

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Care and carers

Who cares for the carer? For all the best reasons we want to care when a family member is in need. My experience tells me that carers do not think about the toll the care regime takes on them. You … Continue reading

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Child head injury

Head injury and children I acted for a family, two of whom died in a road accident. A young girl was a rear seat passenger in the family car which was hit by a lorry. This case underlines how carefully … Continue reading

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Child acquired head injury

Acquired head injury in children Head injuries in children are difficult personal injury compensation cases and require experience and expertise. At the outset of such a case much time and effort is spend on the child’s medical, educational and financial … Continue reading

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Tractor turns right

Tractor turns right across overtaking motorcyclist A tractor turning right without indicating as a motorcyclist overtook had serious consequences. The rider was knocked off his bike and then run over. Many fractures were suffered, together with a head injury. The … Continue reading

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Acquired brain injury

Brain injury There are many causes of brain injury. Acquired brain injury is a term which covers all situations in which brain injury has occurred since birth, and includes injury from trauma/injury, as well as tumour, stroke, haemorrhage and encephalitis, … Continue reading

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Foreign accent syndrome

Foreign accent syndrome as a result of acquired brain injury The media reported the rare case of Linda Walker whose Geordie accent had turned Jamaican after suffering a stroke. She was diagnosed with Foreign Accent Syndrome, a rare neurological condition … Continue reading

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Head injury – long term effect

Motorcyclist suffers head injury A motorcyclist suffered a catalogue of physical injuries, but most serious long term was a head injury. The rider was overtaking a tractor which turned right across him, and then ran him over. By establishing the … Continue reading

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