This Practice Note considers the issues that can arise with claims involving serious brain or head injuries also known as traumatic brain injuries (TBI) or catastrophic brain injuries. It covers the causes, features and diagnosis of serious brain injuries, expert evidence as well as practical issues such as funding of care, interim payments, settlement, lump sums, provisional damages, capacity and court approval.
This Practice Note focusses on rehabilitation in serious brain injury claims. It covers rehabilitation before liability is resolved and rehabilitation after liability is resolved, including case managers, support workers and treating therapists and accommodation.
This Practice Note provides guidance on valuing serious brain injury claims. It covers general damages, special damages and quantum evidence such as expert witnesses, care and case management, clinical notes, witness statements and cost of care packages.
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