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How to make a CICA claim

How to make a CICA claim

Post 30th Oct 2014 at 15:56 | 2372 views

How to make a CICA claim?   Injury specialist solicitor Samantha Robson talks about eligibility under the 2012 CICA Scheme The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (or CICA) i... more

How to re-open a CICA claim

How to re-open a CICA claim

Post 21st Oct 2014 at 12:49 | 3183 views

Can I re-open my CICA claim? Abuse specialist solicitor Samantha Robson talks about re-opening a CICA on medical grounds The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a little known gov... more

Fundamental dishonesty in injury claims

Fundamental dishonesty in injury claims

Post 15th Oct 2014 at 20:23 | 1870 views

Fundamental dishonesty in injury claims Solicitor Samantha Robson considers the impact of dishonesy on costs in personal injury claims Since the Jackson reforms were introduced on 1st April... more
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Vicarious Liabilty and Schools

Vicarious Liabilty and Schools

Post 07th Oct 2014 at 11:48 | 3632 views

Vicarious liability and Schools Solicitor Robert Shaw considers the importance of the Woodlands case There is a principle in English law that the offender, or negligent party (the defendant) is ... more

Time Limits in Abuse Compensation Claims - FAQs

Time Limits in Abuse Compensation Claims - FAQs

Post 30th Sep 2014 at 14:54 | 1750 views

What happens if the abuse took place a long time ago? It is certainly true that the earlier abuse is reported the quicker the police can intervene and witnesses can be interviewed and evidence ... more

Are mental health patients more likely to be victims of rape?

Are mental health patients more likely to be victims of rape?

Post 22nd Sep 2014 at 14:19 | 1175 views

A new study publishes its findings in Psychological Medicine A recent study entitled “Domestic and sexual violence against patients with severe mental illness” found that men and wo... more

Were you a victim of Dr Myles Bradbury?

Were you a victim of Dr Myles Bradbury?

Post 17th Sep 2014 at 09:35 | 2130 views

Specialist child abuse solicitor, Samantha Robson, discusses one of the latest cases of sexual abuse to hit the headlines A 41 year old doctor has admitted sexually abusing boys in his car... more

The importance of Mandatory Reporting to help stop child abuse

The importance of Mandatory Reporting to help stop child abuse

Post 15th Sep 2014 at 09:29 | 1128 views

The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is happening in a number of towns up and down the country. A report compiled 3 years ago by the Children’s Commissioner for England estimated th... more

Rotherham, a victim of a tick box mentality?

Rotherham, a victim of a tick box mentality?

Post 09th Sep 2014 at 15:00 | 1125 views

Solicitor, Robert Shaw considers what lessons have been learnt Is Rotherham so very different to any other metropolitan borough in the country? It may have a greater incidence of social depriva... more

Sam Robson comments on major progress in serious abuse case

Sam Robson comments on major progress in serious abuse case

Post 03rd Sep 2014 at 14:45 | 1286 views

Sam features on the front page of the local news, the Western Mercury about major progress in a serious abuse case. She said: “I know that I speak for all of the families involved in... more

Newsweek Article on Boarding School Abuse Allegations

Newsweek Article on Boarding School Abuse Allegations

Post 03rd Sep 2014 at 12:03 | 1495 views

In September 2014, Sam Robson was quoted in an article published by Newseek entitled: "Britain's Elite Boarding Schools Are Facing an Explosion of Abuse Allegations".  You ca... more
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Sam Robson Sunday Times Interview

Sam Robson Sunday Times Interview

Post 29th Aug 2014 at 10:50 | 1036 views

“We have seen an increase in historic cases against private schools since… the Savile revelations.  Publicity surrounding this case has helped victims to come forward and te... more

Sam Robson Features in the Guardian

Sam Robson Features in the Guardian

Post 29th Aug 2014 at 10:49 | 1832 views

“There is a gap," says Samantha Robson, "There are no criminal sanctions…. [for failure to report], and I think that is worrying. Within a school structure, there are so man... more

Sam Robson Talks to Sky News

Sam Robson Talks to Sky News

Post 29th Aug 2014 at 10:49 | 1181 views

“We need one body to deal with complaints of sexual abuse.  This would allow…. information to be collated nationally and cross referenced nationally.  You may say this is a ... more