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Driverless Cars- To swerve or not to swerve?

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There is an inevitability that we will migrate towards driverless cars. It is also likely to come sooner than the critics think. It has to result in safer roads, right? Well, not until significant hurdles are overcome. There will be a lengthy transition...

Two days in the life of a specialist personal injury lawyer

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Guest blog – Two days in the life of a specialist personal injury lawyer Posted by: Patrick Morgan-Jones, a lower sixth form student at Hereford Cathedral School My name is Patrick Morgan-Jones and I’m currently an lower sixth form...

Novum Law hosts major brain injury conference in Hereford

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It was standing room only last week (Wednesday 14 June 2017) when Hereford-based specialist personal injury law firm Novum Law held a major one day conference for brain injury professionals in Hereford. There were over 55 at the event at The Courtyard,...

Understanding brain injuries - what you need to know

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It’s Action for Brain Injury Week 2017 this week and with the spotlight firmly on increasing awareness, we’ve pulled together some of the key things you should understand about brain injuries and their effects – for survivors, family...

Novum Law to host neuro rehabilitation conference

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Neuro rehabilitation is a vital tool in helping people who’ve suffered neurological damage due to a traumatic brain injury. Once the acute stage of medical treatment for a brain injury is over, neuro rehabilitation steps in to help the patient recover...

Final report following review of Mental Capacity Act

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Deprivation of Liberty and Safeguarding is a significant potential issue for us and many of our clients who have care regimes. If an individual is to be deprived of their liberty by an aspect of their care then approval needs to be sought. On Monday the Law...

Hereford family give thanks to support team

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After their crash in May 2014, a family who were left with serious and life-limiting injuries have spoken out to thank their support team, and to remind drivers of the importance of safe driving. Following a major accident, this Hereford based family...

Novum Law wins 'Working for Carers' Award

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Novum Law wins ‘Working for Carers’ Award for its commitment to supporting carers Specialist personal injury law firm, Novum Law, based in Swindon, has won an award for its commitment to helping and supporting employees who combine work with...

New brain scanner trialed

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The benefits of getting to the patient and evacuating them quickly are universally acknowledged. Air Ambulances are a vital resource and proven to improve outcome for the most seriously injured or unwell. We at Novum Law also appreciate that the sooner a...

Headway Bristol Art Exhibition

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On Wednesday 28 th October members of Novum Law attended the Headway Bristol Art Exhibition, an event jointly sponsored by Novum Law, Ovo Energy and Guildhall Chambers. It was a great night, with Headway Bristol recently announcing that they had managed to...

Herefordshire country roads hotspot for road accidents

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Sadly, we are again reminded just how treacherous some of the counties roads are. Statistically we are told that country roads are some of the most dangerous. Herefordshire and it’s surrounding counties, being more rural than most, therefore have a...

Life enhancing opportunities for amputees

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For most of us, keeping up with technology means having the most up to date phone or some other gadget that we think will make our life easier, or which shows that we're "on trend". Some embrace technological change and others dread it....

Incredible technological advances for amputees

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Technological advances in the field of rehabilitation are sometimes astonishing. This appears to be one such example . The lives of those who sustain life changing injuries can often be enhanced with the application of technology. Prosthetics is one area...

Novum Law to open office in Herefordshire

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“I was brought up in Herefordshire from the age of 2 before i moved away due to my career commitments. I am now very excited to be returning to Hereford and about extending my practice there. After a year off, I began my legal...

Serious injuries can change your life forever.

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Serious injuries can change your life forever. No-one knows this better than Jamie Bertoux. Jamie suffered life changing injuries when he was involved in two serious road traffic accidents. The first left Jamie with a head injury and other...

Multi million pound settlement for young man left brain damaged

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Despite 19 days in hospital, victim received no neuro-rehabilitation in immediate aftermath of accident Defendant’s medical team dismissed victim’s severe traumatic brain injury as only a...

Jules Bianchi- Update

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The family’s statement has given us further detail as to the nature of Jules’ brain injury. Diffuse axonal injury is what we commonly see sustained by those involved in road traffic accidents where the head is subjected to violent shaking....

Brain inury and cannabis- a good mix or not?

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We’ve long accepted that brain injury and cannabis use don’t mix. This has now been reinforced by a major new study. Professor Wayne Hall, an advisor to the WHO, highlights the link between the drug and mental health issues, amongst others....

Headway Ireland

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Headway Ireland have been awarded an accreditation for their brain injury services. As someone who has seen first hand the good that Headway does, I am delighted to see this rewarded with their accreditation. Headway recently assisted a client of mine as...