P - Road Traffic Accident

P was involved in a road traffic accident when he was 16 years old. Find out how we helped him get his life back on track.

As a consequence of the accident, P sustained a severe brain injury which required him to spend a substantial amount of time in hospital and a rehabilitation unit.  P‘s Litigation Solicitor is pursuing a substantial claim on his behalf but a Deputy was required in order to administer the interim payments needed to purchase and adapt a new home for him.

A Hyphen lawyer was appointed to act as Deputy for P and she has worked closely with the independent Litigation Lawyer to apply those interim payments for P’s benefit.  The Deputy has purchased a house for P and overseen its adaptation liaising closely with the Litigation Lawyer, Case Manager and Architects throughout the project as well as with P and his family in relation to furnishing the property for day to day needs and therapy. The Deputy has also worked closely with the Case Manager in relation to the recruitment of a care team and the introduction of house policy including the management  of household finances.

P is able to manage a weekly allowance and the Deputy has worked with him to ensure that this is done in a way which is safe but gives P responsibility and a sense of self esteem.

The Deputy has also arranged for the purchase of all of the equipment needed to support P in his new home and in the community including a specially adapted vehicle.

This has all been undertaken during a time when P found the transition from care to independent living a challenging and sometimes frightening experience.

The Hyphen Deputy and her team have supported P through all of these changes working closely with the wider network of professionals that support P on a day to day basis. 

 

 

 

 

 

  • If Deputyship is not your specialism it can be challenging as well as time consuming and difficult to deliver a service that is in the client's best interests. Hyphen Law can help.

    AB James, Bristol

  • Christine provided sensible, realistic and measured advice in a calm and authoritative manner. Her assistance in relation to recovering Court of Protection Deputy costs within the settlement terms reached was critical ensuring my client's future affairs will be properly and professionally managed. I cannot praise her sufficiently.

    Mark Pierce, Boyce Hatton

  • I have been supported by the lawyers at Hyphen Law for more than ten years. During this time I have been amazed at the lengths they have gone to to ensure that my son's health and financial well being was paramount. During the purchase of a house for my son and its subsequent adaptation and-modernisation, Hyphen Law have set a very high bar.

    Graham Fulcher

  • The fact that Hyphen Law are specialists in Deputyship was a huge help...apart from the financial help Paul has got the care he needs. They are a great support to me. It makes my life much easier knowing there is someone on the end of the phone who understands and cares.

    Hyphen law client

  • I have found the deputyship services at Hyphen Law to be of a high standard . Any queries are addressed in a timely manner and the solicitors that I work with are very approachable and client centred .They appear to have a good understanding of the issues being faced by the clients and are willing to work with me as the case manager to address them.

    Janet Cook, Case Manager/Occupational Therapist

  • The support that my son has received from Hyphen Law has been fantastic. At a time when there are so many things for us to think about, it's really reassuring to know that my son's property and financial affairs are being managed by diligent professionals who provide a very personal service

    Anonymous

  • Following my work with Hyphen Law in recent years. I am always impressed with their dedication to their clients. I feel they provide a knowledgable and professional service yet are always personable and considerate to their clients needs.

    Jonathan Blake, Neuro Rehab Assist Service Manager, Krysalis Consultancy

  • Our case managers have worked with Hyphen Law for a number of years. Their approachable manner and expertise means that we can work together in the best interests of the client

    A Case Management Company

  • My deputyship has provided me with help guidance when needed and my affairs have been administered very professionally and courteously at all times.

    Miss A D