PHOENIX – Maricopa County attorney Allister Adel looks forward to returning home in the coming weeks after being hospitalized for a brain injury she sustained after falling on Nov. 3.
Adel said Friday in a statement released by her office that she is feeling stronger every day and knows that recovering from a brain injury is a “slow and steady process”.
After her fall, Adel had to undergo emergency surgery to remove a blood clot from bleeding in the brain.
In her statement, she said she was grateful to her family, those in the community who indicated their support, and the medical teams who treated her.
Adel’s office released the following statement on Friday:
“Over the past month, my family and I have been overwhelmed by the support from this community. It has given us a lot of comfort during this time. I am grateful for the high quality medical treatment I am receiving and would like to publicly thank the medical teams, who looked after me, I am still recovering at Barrow’s Neurological Institute and I look forward to returning home in the coming weeks. To my family at the Maricopa County Law Office, thank you for continuing to do this important work They are professionals of the highest order and I am proud of the work you are doing to help the office move forward.After all, I am proud to be the first woman elected Maricopa County Attorney and I want me among the voters of Maricopa County who entrusted me with this honor, I feel stronger every day and even though I know the recovery from brain injury is a slow and steady process, I look forward to working with my medical team to ensure a safe and secure process for full recovery. “