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Rehabilitation and litigation

Rehabilitation and litigation 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Social Care and Neurodisability Emerald Publishing

Rehabilitation and litigation

Social Care and Neurodisability , Volume 3 (1): 4 – Feb 17, 2012

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
2042-0919
DOI
10.1108/20420911211207062
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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.

Journal

Social Care and NeurodisabilityEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 17, 2012

Keywords: Rehabilitation code; Rehabilitation; Litigation; Serious injury

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