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Interview 24

She cares for her husband who had a traumatic brain injury.

  • Background

    At the time of publishing this website, this person was in the process of filing a compensation claim. We cannot display further information until the case has been resolved.

  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 23

    He had a traumatic brain injury.

  • Background

    At the time of publishing this website, this person was in the process of filing a compensation claim. We cannot display further information until the case has been resolved.

  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Interview 07

    He had a traumatic brain injury.

  • Background

    At the time of publishing this website, this person was in the process of filing a compensation claim. We cannot display further information until the case has been resolved.

  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Amy

    Amy and her husband were involved in a car crash in 2003. She sustained a traumatic brain injury and broke her back, neck and sternum. He sustained some physical injuries too.

  • Background

    Amy is married to DJ (Interview 40). They have two grown up children, aged 35 and 40. She is a researcher, conducts brain rehabilitation and is a Christian missionary. Ethnic...

  • Age at interview 59
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • DJ

    DJ and his wife Amy were involved in a car crash in 2003. He had some physical injuries, which he suspects lead to further developing the arthritis in his hips. His wife Amy sustained a brain injury and broke numerous bones in her body, including her neck. Subsequently he looked after her.

  • Background

    DJ is married to Amy (Interview 41). They have two grown up children, aged 35 and 40. He is a Christian overseas missionary and a motivational speaker. Ethnic background’ White...

  • Age at interview 69
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Kenneth

    Kenneth was in New Zealand when he was attacked by a gang who beat him up. He sustained a traumatic brain injury.

  • Background

    Kenneth is a volunteer gardener. Before his traumatic brain injury he ran his own business. He is single and lives alone. Ethnic background’ White/Gaelic/Scottish.

  • Age at interview 52
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Barrie

    Barrie sustained a traumatic brain injury in a hit and run incident five years before being interviewed. He was unable to return to work because of the memory problems he had after his injury.

  • Background

    Barrie volunteers at Headway and Age UK. He is single, lives alone and his ethnic background is White English.

  • Age at interview 53
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Dave

    In 2005 Dave had a severe spinal cord injury when he was 25. He broke his neck when he dived into the sea. He was on holiday in Portugal at the time.

  • Background

    Dave is a financial consultant. He is married. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 31
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Christopher

    Christopher was on a skiing holiday when he fell 120 metres. He sustained a traumatic brain injury. He feels he has made a great recovery, but still has some memory and speech problems.

  • Background

    Christopher is married and has three children aged, 14, 24 and 25. At the time of his injury he was the director of consultant surveyors firm. He has since left...

  • Age at interview 58
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Aiden

    Five years ago, Aiden was involved in a collision while riding his motorbike. As well as breaking some bones, he damaged nerves in his shoulder. As a result, his left arm is now almost completely paralysed.

  • Background

    Aiden is single and currently unemployed. Ethnic background’ European.

  • Age at interview 25
  • Sex/Gender Male