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Personal Injury Partners speak at Headway Suffolk’s Neuro Conference

On the 12th May,  Leticia Williams, Partner and Head of the Personal Injury team, and Riffat Yaqub, Partner and specialist catastrophic injury solicitor spoke to the delegates of Headway Suffolk’s Annual Neuro Conference.

The day’s programme included a strong line –up of eminent speakers including Steve Thompson, England Rugby world champion who was diagnosed with early-onset dementia, and Dr Sajid Alam, Consultant in stroke medicine at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation.

Leticia and Riffat’s presentation provided guidance on what immediate help you need when dealing with a brain injury. They answered frequently asked questions they regularly receive from families and clients who are affected by brain injury caused by someone else’s negligence.

Hodge Jones & Allen’s Personal Injury team comprises a number of other leading personal injury solicitors including Ken Brough, Anne Sanders and Hina Modha. It is one of the UK’s leading specialist personal injury teams dealing with brain injuries and other serious and complex personal injury claims.

The full Headway Suffolk presentation has been made available to watch on our YouTube channel.

Hodge Jones & Allen were proud sponsors of the 6th annual event hosted virtually by Headway Suffolk.

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bruising to the brain
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Our client, a Swedish national, was walking near Waterloo Station in the early hours when he was struck by a taxi, causing catastrophic injuries, including a severe traumatic brain injury, multiple skull and facial fractures, nine fractured ribs and punctured lungs. His injuries have had a major impact on his quality of life, as he is unable to work and requires 24/7 care.

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