Abuse and criminal injury claims

“I am so pleased that at last the civil claim is fully resolved. Please accept our grateful thanks to all of your associates in pursuing the matter.”

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Our highly skilled team of personal injury experts have made compensation claims in many tragic adult and child abuse and criminal injury cases, including those involving individual who have learning difficulties or are in some way vulnerable.

These are complex and highly sensitive cases and are handled with great care by our highly experienced solicitors as they may involve sexual, physical and emotional abuse in hospitals, psychiatric institutions, care homes, children’s homes or retirement homes. It goes without saying that we promise to deal with all adult and child abuse compensation claims with utmost confidentially.

We make compensation claims against individuals or against institutions that allowed the abuse to take place and may be held responsible for the acts of their employees. We also make parallel claims, where possible, to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

Our dedicated personal injury experts will fight to get you the highest possible compensation for your physical and psychological injuries and to provide for any counselling and therapy.

Our clients choose BL Claims Solicitors to handle their abuse and criminal injury compensation claims because:

  • We are rated as one of the top firms in the UK for handling abuse compensation cases
  • Our legal team has, collectively, many years of experience in winning personal injury compensation claims
  • We talk to our clients in jargon-free language
  • We act quickly so clients get the compensation and care they need as soon as possible.

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