Abuse and criminal injury claims

Successful settlement achieved for sexual abuse claim

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"We were approached by Ms. C who had been sexually abused by a family member, who was convicted of his crimes. More …

XY (A Child) v A Local Authority

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The Claimant brought proceedings in relation to alleged physical abuse and harassment by a primary school teacher over a period of several months. The claim was framed in assault against school, as the employer of the teacher and in negligence for failing to prevent the assaults. More …

£92,388 awarded following CICA claim

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We acted for Miss C in an application to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority under the 2008 Scheme. We ran this application parallel with Miss C's civil claim against a local authority, for failing to protect her from abuse and neglect as a child. Regrettably Miss C's civil claim had to be withdrawn but we continued with her CICA claim. More …

4000% increase on original CICA award

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We assisted Mr H secure an increase of over 4000% on the original award granted by the CICA (Criminal Injuries compensation Authority). This is the government body set up to compensate victims of violence. More …