Latest Spinal Cord Injury News

 

Read the latest news and developments concerning Spinal Cord Injury and the legal world below.

High 7 figure settlement to paraplegic injured in act of terrorism

Aspire Law was instructed to bring a claim for compensation when our client became paraplegic following an act of terrorism involving a vehicle.  

A change to the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) scheme ust prior to our client’s injury, allowed those injured during an act of terrorism involving a vehicle to bring a claim for full compensation and not be capped at £500,000 as they would have been under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) scheme.

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£17 million for tetraplegic injured in a Road Traffic Accident

Aspire Law was instructed to bring a claim for spinal cord injury after our client became tetraplegic following a catastrophic road traffic accident.

We were able to make contact with the insurers within days of being instructed and secured an interim payment that allowed our client to continue her rehabilitation at The Wellington, a private spinal rehabilitation hospital in London.

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Winter with SCI: Keeping Warm and Active

Winter brings freezing temperatures, ice and snow – which have obvious dangers. But when you have a spinal cord injury, there’s lots to consider when the deep cold sets in. Your body deals with temperature differently after SCI, and staying active can have additional challenges when the weather changes. Here are some ways to get the most out of the winter months, while staying safe and warm.

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