Latest Spinal Cord Injury News

 

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

Paralysed man walks again

Darek Fidyka, a polish fireman was paralysed 4 years ago when his ex-wife's husband attacked him with a knife and severed his spinal cord.

Darek has been involved in a pioneering scientific experiment which involves taking cells from his nasal passage and transplanting them into the break in his spinal cord. The results were made public yesterday, and although this project is still in its early stages, the initial results are very encouraging and provide room for cautious optimism within the spinal cord injured community.

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Returning to work after Spinal Cord Injury

Returning to work after a spinal cord injury is for some people, just not possible. For those that do want to return to work, sometimes the hurdles are difficult to overcome. Employers are often not always keen to facilitate a return to work for their employees and are not aware of their obligations under the law.

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Aspire Law - Ready to launch

We are delighted to announce that Aspire Law has been granted a legal licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

The licence has been granted under the Alternative Business Structure model and will allow Aspire Law to begin representing clients from November 3rd 2014.

Aspire Law is a unique joint venture between Moore Blatch LLP and Aspire the national charity that supports people with Spinal Cord Injury.

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