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The Same Roof Rule now Abolished

The Same Roof Rule now Abolished

Post 04th Apr 2019 at 11:24 | 337 views

The Same Roof Rule – An Update on its Abolition The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority or CICA as it is commonly known is a Government funded body who job is to compensate blameless vic... more

Manchester City Redress Scheme Launched

Manchester City Redress Scheme Launched

Post 15th Mar 2019 at 09:00 | 323 views

Manchester City Redress Scheme Published Manchester City Football Club has launched a compensation scheme for survivors who were sexually abused by: - 1.  John Broome between August 19... more

Same Roof Rule Finally Abolished

Same Roof Rule Finally Abolished

Post 01st Mar 2019 at 11:26 | 503 views

The End of the Same Roof Rule in CICA Claims The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority is a government funded body whose purpose is to compensate deserving victims of violent crime and sexual ab... more

Reforms needed within the CICA Scheme

Reforms needed within the CICA Scheme

Post 08th Feb 2019 at 19:46 | 264 views

Victims Commissioner recommends reforms to the CICA Scheme Baroness Newlove, Victims’ Commissioner (VC) for England & Wales has commissioned a report into the Operation of the Crimin... more
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Update on limitation in historic sexual abuse claims

Update on limitation in historic sexual abuse claims

Post 25th Sep 2018 at 15:16 | 861 views

Limitation following the decision in Murray -v- Devenish & Others Defendants often rely upon technical limitation defences, particularly in claims involving allegations of historic sexual abuse... more
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The latest developments in Vicarious Liability

The latest developments in Vicarious Liability

Post 26th Jul 2018 at 20:30 | 835 views

Vicarious Liability and Independent Contractors The law of vicarious liability has been steadily developed by the Courts over the last 20 years.  It is essentially a public policy decision to ... more

Same Roof Rule Overturned

Same Roof Rule Overturned

Post 24th Jul 2018 at 18:38 | 777 views

The Same Roof Rule Overturned Since 1979, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”) has operated the “Same Roof Rule”.  It has been held to be an unfair,&nb... more

Sexual abuse scandal in Telford

Sexual abuse scandal in Telford

Post 11th Jul 2018 at 11:25 | 431 views

Teenagers targetted for sexual abuse by Asian gangs in Telford Telford is a new town in Shropshire, about 13 miles east of Shrewsbury, and 30 miles north west of Birmingham.  It has an estimat... more

Teacher Richard Clark pleads guilty to sexual offences involving children

Teacher Richard Clark pleads guilty to sexual offences involving children

Post 18th Jun 2018 at 12:23 | 1739 views

Teacher Richard Clark from Thirsk pleads guilty Teacher, Richard Clark, a 29-year-old from the Thirsk area has now pleaded guilty to charges relating to child sexual abuse.  On 15 June 2018 Cl... more

Former football coach Kit Carson arrested

Former football coach Kit Carson arrested

Post 16th May 2018 at 11:09 | 748 views

Kit Carson Arrested Kit Carson, whose real name is Michael Carson, now a 74 year old man enjoying his retirement, has been arrested on suspicion of a string of historic child sex abuse charges dati... more

Reporting Sexual Abuse to the Police

Reporting Sexual Abuse to the Police

Post 16th May 2018 at 11:00 | 453 views

Reporting Sexual Abuse to the Police In the year ending March 2017 there were well over 100 child sex offences reported to the police each and every day.  In fact official statistics record so... more

Were you a victim of Eddie Heath, former football coach?

Were you a victim of Eddie Heath, former football coach?

Post 07th Feb 2018 at 10:51 | 936 views

Eddie Heath Robsonshaw Solicitors are acting on behalf of clients who allege they were sexually abused by former football scout and youth coach Eddie Heath. Reportedly also known as Ted, Eddie H... more

The Lambeth Redress Scheme

The Lambeth Redress Scheme

Post 05th Feb 2018 at 09:46 | 1020 views

The Lambeth Redress Scheme Lambeth Council has published its Redress Scheme that will provide compensation for the survivors of sexual, physical and mental abuse at its children’s homes. F... more

Lambeth Council to Propose a Redress Scheme for Shirley Oaks Victims

Lambeth Council to Propose a Redress Scheme for Shirley Oaks Victims

Post 12th Dec 2017 at 13:45 | 1494 views

Shirley Oaks victims could be entitled to compensation Lambeth Borough Council has recently admitted that countless children were physically and sexually abused at Shirley Oaks Children’s Hom... more

Reopening CICA claims

Reopening CICA claims

Post 30th Oct 2017 at 19:37 | 1453 views

Re Opening a CICA Claim and including Loss of Earnings Under the current 2012 Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”) Scheme, an Applicant can make a claim for Loss of Earning... more