Latest Spinal Cord Injury News

 

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

Employer's Liability

Spinal Cord Injury Following an Accident at Work - Employers Liability

Annually, on average, 12% of all spinal cord injuries in the UK are the result of an accident at work. (See data here). When we put this against the backdrop that today there are 1200 new spinal cord injury cases every year, this means that 144 are the result of an accident at work.

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Chanelle Higgins

National Witness Appeal on BBC's Crime Watch for Chanelle Higgins

On 29 May 2016, Chanelle Higgins was out with a friend in West Norwood, south-east London, when a grey BMW drove along the pavement, struck Chanelle and her friend and then drove away.

Chanelle sustained a spinal cord injury in the accident and now uses a wheelchair and has limited upper-body movement.

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Spinal injury compensation

Compensation for Spinal Cord Injury - following a car accident

Every year in the UK approximately 1,200 lives are affected by spinal cord injury (SCI). If you've been injured in a car accident that wasn't your fault and suffered spinal injuries as a direct result, then you could be entitled to compensation.

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