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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 | 216 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 | 304 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 | 264 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 | 168 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 | 988 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 | 353 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 | 252 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 | 465 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 | 548 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 | 1070 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 | 805 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

Have you suffered abuse at the hands of a foster carer?

Have you suffered abuse at the hands of a foster carer?

Post 18th Oct 2017 at 20:33 | 1286 views

Can I claim compensation from Local Authority if my Foster Carers abused me? “Yes” is the short answer. The Supreme Court (the highest Court in the land) recently heard a case about ... more

Allegations of sexual abuse at Premiership football club

Allegations of sexual abuse at Premiership football club

Post 24th Jul 2017 at 12:10 | 711 views

Allegations surface about Sexual Abuse at a Premiership football club Bob Higgins was a coach at Southampton’s junior teams in the 1980s.  He went onto work with Peterborough United&rsqu... more

CICA faces criticism over interpretation of consent

CICA faces criticism over interpretation of consent

Post 24th Jul 2017 at 11:47 | 757 views

The CICA and Criminal Consent The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority or CICA is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. It is funded by the taxpayer and its purpose is to administer c... more
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Allegations of sexual abuse at Christ's Hospital School

Allegations of sexual abuse at Christ's Hospital School

Post 13th Jul 2017 at 20:09 | 793 views

Christ's Hospital School near Horsham in the News Allegations of historic sexual abuse have been the subject of numerous criminal investigations in recent years.  Several notable instituti... more