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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

Abstract

Purpose

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

Design/methodology/approach

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.

Findings

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.

Originality/value

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

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Citation

Healy, D. (2012), "Rehabilitation and litigation", Social Care and Neurodisability, Vol. 3 No. 1, pp. 40-43. https://doi.org/10.1108/20420911211207062

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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