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Adult abuse compensation lawyers

Assault or abuse

Many adults have suffered sexual abuse, physical abuse, or mental abuse. This abuse can result in psychiatric and physical injury for the victim. Anyone is a potential target of abuse, but people with learning difficulties and the elderly are most vulnerable.

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Name:  Vashti Norman Job Title:  Solicitor – Senior Personal Injury Office: Kingston Direct Dial: 0208 541 8107 Expertise:  Serious Personal Injury Claims including claims involving multiple fractures, brain injuries, spinal injury... Read more
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Jeremy Hugo of Woolsey Morris and Kennedy at 100 Station Road Sidcup Kent. We are close to the station and with a car park to the rear of our building.  I am a Senior Litigator with APIL since June 2009 and Chartered Legal Executive... Read more
Mr Stephen Green of FOSTERS SOLICITORS in Norwich
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Stephen is a Partner at Fosters Solicitors and Head of their Personal Injury Department.  A Member and Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers he has been on the Law Society Personal Injury Panel since 1995. He... Read more

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

Many victims find it difficult to move on following abuse and require counselling and therapy to get their lives back on track, which can be unaffordable without first seeking financial compensation.

Types of adult abuse

  • Abuse within a care home
  • Abuse within a hospital
  • Abuse in the workplace
  • Abuse within a religious institution

Claiming compensation following abuse in adulthood

Talking to a lawyer about your abuse can be difficult. You may have fears and anxieties which is why we recommend you first consult one of our accredited adult abuse specialists listed below. Time limits apply for some abuse claims, but you may be able to claim compensation even if the abuse occurred a long time ago.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.