FBC Manby Bowdler is throwing its support behind an annual awareness campaign that aims to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on our roads.
Road Safety Week, which is co-ordinated by the charity BRAKE, runs from November 18 to 24 and we are holding a competition for students at the Royal Wolverhampton School to design the best poster that highlights key road safety messages.
With prospective parliamentary candidates Pat McFadden and Eleanor Smith as judges and the backing of Wolverhampton City Council, the winners will be revealed in a special assembly on November 29.
Susan Todhunter, a Partner in our Personal Injury team, explains more:
As specialist personal injury lawyers, we know first-hand the devastating and long-term effects of road traffic collisions for pedestrians, motorists and cyclists.
Awareness campaigns like this are vital to encourage all road users to take more care and to show more consideration for other road users in order to prevent accidents and serious injuries occurring.
We hope that by spreading the message about safer road use in a fun way it will encourage children, in particular, to take extra care and share the lessons they learn with family and friends.
We are also promoting the campaign with a number of road safety banners around the city during November.
FBC Manby Bowdler is a member of the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum, a national network of dedicated brain injury lawyers and related professional services providing a gateway to support, information and advice for brain injured people, their families and carers.
FBC Manby Bowdler is also a member of Headway and is included in the brain injury association’s specialist Head Injury Solicitors Directory. We are also proud to work closely with the Child Brain Injury Trust.
A leader in her field, Susan heads our Multi Track team, dealing with high value and complex catastrophic injury claims. She is renowned for her approach and expertise in this area.
In particular Susan has extensive experience of acting for adult and child claimants who have suffered traumatic brain injury and she has successfully secured a number of multimillion pounds settlements including a £7 million settlement for J (a child) who suffered serious brain and orthopaedic injuries whilst crossing the road and £2 million for Ms T (an adult) who suffered a very severe brain injury whilst crossing the road.
Susan provides on-going support for her seriously injured clients and their families. She is focussed on engaging rehabilitation input at an early stage and ensuring the successful outcome of every claim to secure funding for long-term care arrangements. She can be contacted on the details below.