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News and information to support survivors of sexual abuse as they pursue a claim for compensation.

If you or a member of your family is considering claiming compensation for sexual abuse, or you are already in the process of a claim, we hope our blog will provide you with up-to-date news about prominent ongoing cases, information about changes in the law and helpful guidance to support you at this difficult time.

Manchester City and Barry Bennell in the news again

7th Nov 2021

Manchester City football club is being sued in the High Court in London by 8 victims of former football coach, Barry Bennell for damages for psychological injuries and financial losses suffered as a consequence of their sexual abuse.

Accessing your Social Care Records

22nd Apr 2021

Accessing your Care Records Survivors who were sexually abused as children often grew up in difficult family circumstances, and frequently were put into care or fostered.  Multi-disc... Read More

Nigel Leat back behind bars

6th Apr 2021

Nigel Leat, also known by the surname Russell, has already breached his licence conditions and is back in prison.

Parole Board Release Nigel Leat

28th Oct 2020

Nigel Leat, former teacher of Hillside First School in Worle, North Somerset who was convicted of serious sexual offences against school girls in 2011, is due to be released from prison next month.

Anglican Church faces criticism by IICSA

7th Oct 2020

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse exposes failings in the way the Church of England has dealt with allegations of childhood sexual abuse and has made numerous recommendations in its report published yesterday.

Tags: Child abuse

How to Re-open a CICA claim

9th Oct 2019

Can I re-open my criminal injury (CICA) claim? Abuse specialist solicitor Samantha Robson talks about re-opening a CICA on medical grounds The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA... Read More

Tags: CICA sexual abuse

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