I’m a firm believer that life after injury should be just as fulfilling as before

Katherine Lennon
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Acquiring a serious Brain Injury is life changing.  It will require a whole new approach and perspective on life.

Experienced Team

The law covering legal claims for traumatic brain injuries is extremely specialised. At Brethertons we have Lawyers dedicated to dealing exclusively with these types of injuries. These injuries may have occurred in work place accidents, in road traffic accidents, during sporting or leisure activities or in assaults.  They may have been sustained during childhood or as an adult.  They may have caused a fatality.

The small, devoted, empathetic team at Brethertons is led by Katherine Lennon who has over 20 years experience of acting for and supporting clients who have sustained brain injuries and other injuries of the utmost severity. Katherine views the whole family as her clients and works closely with those whose loved ones have been seriously injured. She is also passionate about rehabilitation to first achieve the best possible medical and therapeutic outcome.  

Katherine has acted for many clients who lack capacity to run their own litigation or manage their financial affairs under the Mental Capacity Act. She has worked with some of the leading personal injury Barristers in the country and together achieved multi-million pound settlements which have given her clients security and peace of mind for their future and ensured their care, house and rehabilitation needs are met.

The Brain Injury team is part of the Brethertons Personal Injury Department which has a national reputation in Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Amputations and Fatal Accident Claim Litigation. The firm is a signatory to the Serious Injury Guide and has a record of securing some of the highest eight figure compensation awards ever given to individuals in the UK.

Specialist Serious Injury Lawyers

It goes without saying that when faced with such a serious event in your life we highly recommend you do not leave it to non-specialists. Experience and specialist knowledge are vital to achieve the best result.

Our experience will help you pursue much-needed compensation to give you peace of mind and financial security for the future. Did you know for instance, that interim funding or rehabilitation funding may be available independently of your claim and before fault for the accident has been determined?  Did you know that the Court needs to approve settlements for minors or those lacking capacity?

Our specialism and experience means you receive the treatment, rehabilitation, equipment and compensation you need. 

Your claim

We will support you through the process, drawing on and referring you to our expert contacts such as the best treatment and rehabilitation providers for you and experienced brain injury case managers to support you with your rehabilitation needs. We will select and refer your to experienced Barristers who will work with us as part of your Team. We will also ensure you have access to advice about benefits and state support.

Being a full-service firm, we have an experienced in-house Wills, Trusts & Probate Team and a Professional Deputy who will ensure you have advice on Trusts, Deputyships, Court of Protection and financial management . We keep the process as simple as possible, taking the worry and anxiety of the legal process off your shoulders through our proactive approach. You will find our lawyers friendly and empathetic, listening with sensitivity to your needs and circumstances. And we will be happy to visit you at home or in hospital, in England or Wales.

The initial consultation is free and without obligation.

We work on a no win, no fee basis meaning there is no financial risk to you.

Supporting your family

A brain injury not only impacts on you but also your family. We are passionate about providing the very best legal advice and will be by your side, every step of the way supporting both you and your family. We are acutely aware just how important it is to ensure the right rehabilitation, facilities, care and finances are in place for you and your family, not just for now, but for the future.

Talk to us as soon as possible after the incident, it could make a real difference to your claim, through the collection of essential information at an early stage. We first need to establish that another party is at fault for your accident, even if the accident was partly your fault too.  We will liaise with the police and prosecuting authorities to establish the facts and we will make early contact with the Insurers to agree the best way forward. We will seek early admissions of liability and interim damages for your immediate needs wherever this is possible.  If not, we will seek to negotiate early rehabilitation funding under the Rehabilitation Code.  We are not afraid to commence litigation in the High Court when appropriate.

 

 

  • Linda Jones
      • Linda Jones
      • Director of Legal Services - Private Client
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  • Katherine Lennon
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