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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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Mr Stephen Green of FOSTERS SOLICITORS in Norwich
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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
Brain injury lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Solicitor with extensive experience in personal injury litigation, having acted for both claimants and defendants during his career. He acts for clients following accidents at work, on the highway, in care and in education. Malcolm is a recognised as a... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Jonathan qualified in Liverpool in 1993, cutting his teeth on a caseload of tripping claims against the local council. He joined London firm Bolt Burdon Kemp five years later, becoming a partner in 2003. Formerly head of the personal injury and... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Richard is National Serious Injury Manager and National Practice Leader, Abuse Claims at Slater & Gordon. He specialises in child abuse and serious injury cases. Richard is ranked as a "Leader in the Field" of personal injury (Band 1) in Chambers... 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.