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Rehabilitation and litigation

Deirdre Healy (Partner in the Serious Injury Division of Pannone LLP, Manchester, UK)

Social Care and Neurodisability

ISSN: 2042-0919

Article publication date: 17 February 2012



This paper aims to consider the advantages to using the Rehabilition Code within personal injury litigation.


The paper is designed to take the reader through the key features of the Rehabilitation Code, how the Code is implemented on a practical level and the advantages to both Claimant and Defendant Advisors in utilising the Code.


The article highlights that the early provision of rehabilitation can make a significant and positive contribution to the life of an injured party. It actively encourages all parties involved in the litigation process to act in a collaborative manner and to fully engage with the Rehabilitation Code.


This paper sets out a framework for legal advisors to use when considering the provision of early rehabilitation within litigation.



Healy, D. (2012), "Rehabilitation and litigation", Social Care and Neurodisability, Vol. 3 No. 1, pp. 40-43.



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