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Returning to school after a brain injury

May 23rd, 2015|Tags: |

Returning to school after a brain injury can be incredibly daunting. In addition to the usual academic and social pressures of school, a child with a brain injury will now face a whole new set of challenges. These include: difficulties with social interaction and communication information processing difficulties, difficulties [...]

Guest blog, Chloe Morgan of Bolt Burdon Kemp

May 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Compensation explained in Child Brain Injury Claims The level of compensation awarded in personal injury and clinical negligence claims is often headline news in the media, with compensation characterised as a windfall for the injured person. Little regard is given for injured person’s needs, or how these awards are calculated. [...]

Guest Blog, Jo Chapman from Bolt Burdon Kemp

May 21st, 2015|Tags: , , |

‘Jake’s’ unsung heroes In aid of the Child Brain Injury Trust’s campaign for action for brain injury week, I thought I would share the story of my client Jake (not his real name) and the unsung heroes helping him on his journey. Jake was born in 2008. He was the [...]

Unsung Heroes – Thursday

May 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Today's Action for Brain Injury Week blog post is a guest post from Claudia, a Senior Solicitor at Bolt Burdon Kemp specialising in Child Brain Injury claims. Assistance Dogs In support of the Child Brain Injury Trust's campaign to raise awareness of childhood acquired brain injury, I have decided to blog about [...]

Guest Blog, Cheryl Abrahams from Bolt Burdon Kemp

May 19th, 2015|Tags: , , |

I am delighted to be supporting the Child Brain Injury Trust during its action for brain injury week campaign to raise awareness about childhood acquired brain injury (ABI). This year they are celebrating ‘Unsung Heroes’- the parents, siblings, carers, teachers who are doing what they can to make life a [...]