Latest Spinal Cord Injury News


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

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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Changing solicitor

Spinal Cord Injury Claims - Changing Solicitor

There is no cure for spinal cord injury.  An injury to the spinal cord often leaves an individual with some degree of paralysis and loss of function.  To help compensate for this, and to maintain independence, equipment and assistance are usually required.  These can be very expensive.   As a result, securing a successful compensation claim is often the only option.

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