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Adult abuse compensation lawyers near to leeds

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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Mr Mike Massen of COHEN CRAMER in Leeds
Personal injury - Fellow
Mike Massen has been a practicing solicitor for over 20 years and has dealt with personal injury matters throughout his career. He has particular expertise in needlestick claims as well as acting for the victims of rape and sexual assault in relation to... Read more

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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.