I was very happy to contribute to the PI Focus journal in My 2017. My article looked at why accommodation expert witnesses often have to look beyond the physical fabric of a building. The following is the full article.
Many of our clients have been involved in catastrophic accidents or clinical negligence. They may suffer from brain injury, spinal cord injuries, loss of limbs, cognitive and visual impairments. Some require very extensive care packages to support them in the community. Following the admission of liability, clients are awarded money to ensure their accommodation is suitable for their needs. In many cases, clients need to find a new home for both themselves and their family.
Warren Collins, specialist catastrophic Solicitor at Penningtons Manches in London and Chief Assessor of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel sets out some guidance on selecting the appropriate solicitor in cases involving traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and other cases where specialist accommodation and/or care is required.
Warren Collins, specialist castastrophic injury solicitor at Penningtons Manches Solicitors looks at the law relating to accommodation claims.