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Physical & Sexual abuse

Physical & Sexual Abuse

We understand that if you have been the victim of sexual, physical or emotional abuse it is often difficult to talk about what has happened.

Our highly specialist team of solicitors are here to listen to you and to provide specialist legal advice for survivors of sexual, physical or emotional abuse.

How we can help

We can advise:

  • If you have an action against the party responsible for the abuse
  • On making a CICA application

If you wish to speak with one of our specialist solicitors, in the strictest confidence, then you can email us or telephone us.

Our cases

KR & Others – v – Royal & Sun Alliance Plc (2006) High Court before Simon J Proceedings were brought by the successful Bryn Alyn Claimants against the Public Liability Insurer of Bryn Alyn under the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 s.1. The issue that fell to be determined was whether the relevant insurance policy existed pre August…

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Notable cases

Court hands down judgement in B&B – v – Leicestershire County Council and rules that Local Authorities owe a non-delegable duty of care to children who are placed in foster care. The Claimants were represented by Mr. Christopher Ratcliffe, solicitor, of Uppal Taylor Solicitors and Mr. Philip Turton, barrister, of Ropewalk Chambers, Nottingham. The Claimants brought proceedings against the Local…

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Other news

A facial surgeon, Roger Bainton has been struck off the medical register after he carried out dozens of unnecessary operations and “experimental procedures” while working at Royal Stoke University Hospital from 2005 to 2013. The surgeon rebuilt the faces of assault or accident victims. Questions are being asked as to why he was ever appointed at the University Hospital, after…

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