Stephen Foster is a Senior Associate in Kennedys London office where he advises on catastrophic and serious injury claims. He is a member of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) and has a varied caseload including claims involving serious brain injury and spinal injury. He also has a particular specialism in the defence of amputation and fatal accident claims and regularly advises on motor coverage issues.
When someone makes a personal injury claim following an accident, the law promotes the use of rehabilitation and early intervention in the compensation process so that the injured person makes the best and quickest possible recovery. In practice there are various potential barriers to effective rehabilitation. We will explore, by hearing from both claimant and defendant lawyers, what problems can arise and how to overcome them.