Understanding serious brain injury
By Satinder Hunjan QC
At any time, as those who have suffered a serious injury to the brain or have been close to someone who has will know, your life can be turned upside down in less than a fated second. The first news of a serious traumatic event is shocking. Thoughts often turn to simply holding onto life and then anxiety over the serious permanent disability that may follow; in the mind of those involved, it is very much the physical disabilities that are at the forefront.
As recovery, hopefully with excellent rehabilitation in place, takes place, there is often relief that in fact recovery has been made from the physical disabilities and even following a very severe injury to the brain can result in a full or near-full physical recovery being made. The perception can then be, sometimes even fuelled by those in professional charge, that a full or near-full complete recovery has been made…
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