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Supporting brain injured people to enjoy active, successful and rewarding lives

There is little more rewarding than helping somebody overcome the challenges they face after a serious injury. And for those who live with a brain injury, no matter what age, an understanding network of people around them to provide support is vital.

Suffering a serious brain injury is of course life-changing. The best medical treatment is crucial but we also recognise that people also need much longer term support and rehabilitation to help pick up their lives after such a traumatic experience.

In our work as personal injury specialists at Hudgell Solicitors, we are extremely proud to have supported many inspirational people who have made remarkable recoveries from serious, catastrophic life-changing injuries.

We are able to provide hope to those who are understandably apprehensive about what the future holds following a brain injury.   We are just as proud of our partnerships with charities which are in place to provide dedicated support to those who most need it.

Such organisations play a crucial role in helping people not only adapt to life with a brain injury or other disabilities, but importantly continue to enjoy their lives, regain their independence and benefit from active and varied social lives.

We are once again be supporting the brain injury association, Headway, as it runs its ‘Action for Brain Injury Week’ (May 20-26).

Headway continually campaigns for greater awareness and understanding of brain injuries, not only in terms of how they affect people, but also how others view brain injured people and how they provide support to them.

Understanding is key, and through our charity work this year, we are delighted to have formed a new partnership with the Special Stars Foundation, a wonderful charity in Hull doing tremendous work.

Special Stars aims to provide ‘safe, accessible, affordable and inclusive’ activities for families affected by disability – something you would perhaps expect to be freely and readily available in all communities, but unfortunately is not.

Perhaps most importantly of all it provides an ‘understanding’ environment where young and old benefit from services such as specially organised weekly play sessions, craft workshops, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, support groups and training sessions and seminars for parent carers.

All people have to do to attend is register as a user, and the services provided are in such demand it is currently receiving around 15-20 new registrations each week.

This just goes to show how valuable support networks are, and how the right forms of activity can prove so life enhancing for families.

Establishing networks of support is always at the heart of our work when assisting families of young children who have suffered life-changing injuries.

Specifically tailored rehabilitation packages are developed, and funds secured to cover the cost of private medical treatment, develop full care plans, or to adapt accommodation to meet a family’s needs.

We are of course also heavily involved in supporting adults with brain injuries and continue to work alongside the Paul For Brain Recovery charity in Hull, which aims to make life easier after brain injury by providing advice and support.

Three years ago we helped it open a new community drop-in centre in Hull for people recovering from brain injuries.

Through services such as one-to-one and family support sessions, social time and by providing advice on healthy living and nutrition to aid brain recovery, it has become a vital service in the city.

So, as our work and that of charity groups shows, great support networks make a hugely positive difference to people with disabilities and serious injuries, and their families.

Ensuring such support always remains in place and available will be the focus of our work in the future.

What Our Clients Say

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"Anthony and his team at Hudgell…"

Anthony and his team at Hudgell solicitors are extremely professional and caring People. From the first phone conversation right through to completion i was always kept updated, if i had any concerns and contacted them, they were always happy to listen and put my mind at rest. I would highly…

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"Excellent service"

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"Excellent service"

Excellent service

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"Excellent service"

Excellent service, Alex Garven was most helpful in dealing with my claim. Many thanks for his hard work in getting a result for me,. It took quite a while but during that time I received regular progress updates and a quick response if I had any queries .

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"Lauren Dale"

Lauren Dale was so sensitive when dealing with my mums claim and she totally understood what i really wanted from the outcome. she kept me fully informed of everything, as and when it happened. I cannot thank her enough for her help and understanding on such a sensitive case. 5…

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"Excellent Service"

Excellent, professional and friendly solicitors. It was a very simple process and they kept in constant contact to update me on any developments. Would definitely recommend.

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"Could not have been simpler or easier"

Could not have been simpler or easier, they did everything required and more. Nice, pleasant to talk to, they do all the leg work, put everything into context and resolve as quick as possible. Hopefully will not have to use again but if a situation arises then would not hesitate…

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"Very helpful and always kept in touch…"

Very helpful and always kept in touch via email through the while process. Highly recommended

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"Brilliant customer service"

Brilliant customer service, always will contact you as they say they will. Have been very helpful with my case and explained the process thoroughly, very easy to understand. Would definitely recommend.

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"Verry happy with the result they got…"

Verry happy with the result they got for my claim very officiant and professional my particular solicitor was the most friendly official type person that I have dealt with before really happy with the freindly kind manner in which they dealt with myself and my claim I would recommend them…

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Very impressed with the fast turn around of Hudgell. Very responsive and friendly too.

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"Wonderful service"

Wonderful service, was kept up to date regularly and once they received an offer to settle my case, they advised that they could get a better offer and did just that, will definitely pick up the phone again if I ever require their services in future.

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"These solicitors were very helpful and…"

These solicitors were very helpful and I was surprised when they told me that they were pursuing a totally different avenue to the one I thought was available. They were very efficient, constantly in communication with myself and were direct with the opposite party. Needless to say, they won my…

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"Take a leaf out of there book"

I would certainly recommend Was kept up to date via email promptly each time I asked a question Postal and email correspondence was fluent and my claim settled in a timely manner Many thanks to Alex and his hard work

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"Couldn’t of chose a better solicitors…"

Couldn’t of chose a better solicitors to go through my claim with, Sarah informed me every step of the way (even when they was nothing to update me with) was such a quick process and she couldn’t of been more helpful ! 5*

Courtney FriendJanuary 03, 2020

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"karl griffin fantastic man"

karl griffin was fantastic extremely helpful and fought every step of the way for me he was always there whenever i needed him i highly recommend hudgell solicitors to anyone who needs there help they made a horrible situation dissappear

Jeni DaleJanuary 03, 2020

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"Alex is amazing"

Alex is amazing! He took over my claim and everything changed from negative to positive. Case still ongoing but fantastic service so far from Alex. Great communication - answering calls and emails. Spot on in everything. I am very glad he is handling my case now and I am confident…

Seth OppongDecember 27, 2019

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"Highly recommended"

Excellent service and communication from start to finish. The whole process of handling my personal injury claim was dealt with quickly and courteously.

MikeNovember 26, 2019

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"Becci was amazing"

Becci was amazing, she was so friendly and helpful and couldn’t have done a better job at helping me with my claim. Very happy.

Katherine JanineNovember 08, 2019