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7 questions to ask when choosing a solicitor for your child’s compensation claim

Cerebra understands that as a parent or carer of a disabled child you might need to seek legal advice for ...
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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children: Causes and Prevention

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic brain injury (‘TBI’) is an injury to the head caused externally by a ...
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Intrauterine Growth Restriction and neurological injury by Amy Milner

Intrauterine growth restriction – what is it? Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), also called fetal growth restriction (FGR), occurs when a ...
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A response to the consultation: Reviews of Education, Health and Care plans: proposed timescales

Response to the government's consultation to increase the time a local authority has to issue draft amendments to an EHC ...
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Working Together to Safeguard Children: Changes to Statutory Guidance

Response to the government's consultation proposing changes to Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance which concluded on 6 September 2023. ...
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A look at the quality of decision making by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

In December 2023 the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman published its annual report. A section on internal reviews (1) ...
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What commonly goes wrong to cause types of birth injury and why?

Birth injury statistics Giving birth is not easy and can be a traumatic experience for all, even if things go ...
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Fabricated or Induced Illness Research Report

The findings of a major research project concerning FII have been published today. This research report considers the prevalence and ...
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School Transport: what will the Department for Education’s updated guidance mean for disabled children and their families?

In June 2023, the Department for Education published the long awaited revised school transport guidance, Travel to school for children ...
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Making the call

Reasons to seek legal advice about a potential claim for compensation for a child with a brain injury or condition ...
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