Living with a spinal cord injury
A discussion and Q&A session about the practicalities of living life confined to a wheelchair with Matthew Walker, who suffered a spinal cord injury in a workplace accident in August 2018, and his partner Amelia Baker.
The session will run predominantly on a Q&A basis giving attendees the opportunity to find out about the practicalities of living life confined to a wheelchair to include his working capability; care and assistance requirements; using the motability scheme and transport arrangements; assistive technology; accommodation adaptations; statutory funding and medication/therapies.
This session is part of our unique series of complex casualty and catastrophic injury round table sessions where members of the London casualty team and leading industry-renowned, subject matter experts provide a practical overview of a different specialist topic in this area.
We'll discuss the latest thinking, clinical studies and other developments in these specialist fields, with a focus on the implication for insurers and claims.
Other sessions in the series include:
- Strategies to control case management costs - 2nd October 2019, 12:30 – 2:00pm
- Defending brain injury claims – 20th November 2019, 12.30 – 2.00pm
- Accommodation claims – a review of the law – 11th December 2019, 4.00 – 5.30pm
- Spinal cord injury rehabilitation – 15th January 2020, 12.30 – 2.00pm
- The changing scope of motor insurance – 26th February 2020, 4.00 – 5.30pm
- Prosthetics – a practical guide – 11th March 2020, 12.30 – 2.00pm
- Maximising statutory funding in catastrophic injury claims – 14th April 2020, 12.30 – 2.00pm
- The horizon for catastrophic claims handling – 20th May 2020, 4.00 – 5.30pm