1 Brain Injury Specialists asb aspire LLP Providing expert legal advice and specialist support to secure the best possible outcome following serious injury
2 What we do The effects of a serious injury will be life changing and potentially permanent - both for the person suffering the injury and their family - possibly requiring long term specialist care and support, rehabilitation and retraining. asb aspire is staffed by recognised legal experts with decades of experience in dealing with catastrophic and serious injuries. We strive to achieve the best compensation, but experience tells us that effective rehabilitation is the pathway to maximising recovery, so we work with a host of other professionals - from medical specialists to case managers - who can help to ease the burden. Together we will guide you through the process as speedily as your recovery allows, and in a simple, jargon-free way. We have extensive expertise in all forms of injury, but particularly brain and catastrophic injuries resulting from: Road traffic accidents Accidents involving pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists Accidents at work and occupational diseases Occupiers and employers liability Accidents overseas Aviation accidents Accidents causing death Criminal injuries Medical and professional negligence Accidents involving all forms of transport. Our experienced team is able to provide advice on welfare benefits. We can also arrange an initial needs assessment from a specialist brain injury case manager, if appropriate. They have the client s best interest at heart. Chambers and Partners 2015 (The) first-class practice has achieved multimillion-pound settlements in relation to many catastrophic injury claims. Legal
3 Funding your claim Our initial consultations are free of charge. Once we understand what s happened we can advise you on the best way to proceed, including how to fund your claim. If appropriate, we may be able to represent you under a conditional fee agreement - no win, no fee - so that we only get paid at the successful conclusion of your claim, usually by the insurers of the other party. If you have legal expenses insurance, remember that in serious cases you have the freedom to choose your own solicitor and don t have to accept a solicitor from the insurer s panel. Long-term support Beyond the claim, our dedicated vulnerable people team are available to provide longer-term support for those who lack capacity to look after issues for themselves. Led by a Partner who is one of only a few Court of Protection appointed Panel Deputies in the country, we act as part of a client s advisory team, offering support in relation to: Arranging for support mechanisms, such as an Attorney or Court appointed Deputy to be put in place Advising families on how to provide for a vulnerable person both now and in the future Management and administration of trusts Advising on entitlements, state funded care and related asset protection The day-to-day management of affairs.
4 Recent cases 3.375m settlement for a client left paralysed when he was thrown from his motorcycle. The settlement is held in a personal injury trust being managed by our vulnerable people team. 1.6m settlement for a client who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a car whilst pushing her bike across a road. 9m settlement for a child who suffered catastrophic injuries in a road accident as an infant. A successful professional negligence claim against a solicitor for undersettlement, increasing the original award from 10,000 to 400,000 to reflect the significance of the brain injuries sustained by an electrician. multi-million settlement following one of the largest international air crashes in aviation history. Six-figure settlement for a client suffering an Arachnoid Cyst of the spine following a work-related incident. Accredited by:
5 Meet the team Francis is recommended (Legal ) as a leading specialist in the field of brain injury. He has dealt with a large number of high value claims, a significant number resulting in seven-figure settlements. Throughout his career his interest has extended far beyond maximising compensation awards; one of his key concerns is to enable the effective rehabilitation of clients. Francis Lacy Scott, Partner He is Chair of Headway Hurstwood Park, a local brain injury charity, and was previously awarded the national Lawyer Award for inspiration and innovation in the field of brain injury by United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF). Barry Osborn Senior Litigation Executive Katie Russell Litigation Executive Marisa Turner Account Supervisor Clair Rogers, Secretary Tracy Thomas, Secretary Francis was kind, caring, professional and reassuring. I do believe the outcome wouldn t have been so successful without him and it has changed our lives.
6 Meet the team In addition to his general private client work, advising on Wills, trusts and estate administration, Glen has developed particular expertise acting on behalf of vulnerable people and their families and carers. He heads our specialist team that services this sector, and is one of only 60 approved Deputies in the country on the Court of Protection panel of approved Deputies. Glen Miles, Partner Glen acts as honorary solicitor to Citizens Rights for Older People, a Kent-based charity, and is a recommended adviser for Mencap. Stella Mullane Associate Jane Scott Solicitor Farhana Fayaz Paralegal Joanne Friend Paralegal The professional standards, knowledge, client care and expertise Glen and his team bring to the market is in my view unparalleled amongst Law firms.
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