Abuse and criminal injury claims

BL Claims expert Solicitor discusses historic abuse claims at Southampton FC on ITV news

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Watch BL Claims Senior Associate and specialist in child abuse cases, Malcolm Johnson discussing the recent claims of abuse at Southampton FC in the 1980's on ITV News. More …

The case of three Plymouth girls abused by their mother

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Plymouth Crown Court was told that three girls were systematically abused by their mother, who is alleged to have beaten them with "bamboo, belts and brushes". She was sentenced to five years imprisonment for various acts of cruelty between 1976 and 1988. More …

Lord Janner: Pressure mounts for a criminal prosecution

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The Sunday Times for the 26th April 2016 reports on the growing pressure for a criminal prosecution against Lord Greville Janner. More …

Child abuse victims secure claim from their abuser

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In this case two sisters were raped by the defendant in 1989. The defendant was acquitted at his first trial but convicted of a second offence. He was sentenced in April 2012 to a total of 22 years custody. More …

Witchcraft linked abuse of children cases on the rise

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The BBC reports that witchcraft linked case of the abuse of children are increasing. More …

Supreme Court decision could see councils liable for foster care abuse

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A “dramatic” decision made by the UK’s Supreme Court could see local authorities being held liable for abuse carried out by independent foster carers. More …

Victims of paedophile music teacher urged to speak out

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Police have encouraged victims of a paedophile music teacher to speak to officers, after a cellist, Roger Lunn allegedly fondled boys during private music lessons between 1970 and 1989 while living in Surbiton and later Haywards Heath. More …

Supreme Court hands down judgement against Essex County Council

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The United Kingdom Supreme Court has just handed down judgment in a landmark case against Essex County Council. More …

New child abuse trial guidelines

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New guidelines have been published in respect of the prosecution of child abuse cases in England and Wales. More …

Exceptional result for a personal injury client

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We secured one of the largest ever awards from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) yesterday for a young man who suffered severe brain injuries at the age of 18 months. More …