Child Abuse Compensation Claim

In case you are thinking about making any claims for compensation because you have suffered from abuse as a child, it’s important to choose the most experienced and reputed solicitor. This decision is very important to seek fair compensation.

When you’re looking for compensation, you need an experienced lawyer you can trust. The lawyer should be able to help you through the claim at every step of the legal process. A solicitor should understand how upsetting and difficult it can be for you to claim compensation for child abuse.

Tylers Solicitors has an experienced team. Each lawyer in the firm has been handling abuse cases for a long time. In recent years, the winning rate of the firm has helped the lawyers build a strong reputation in the industry. Most lawyers in the firm have been active campaigners for victims of abuse.

In the last few years, there have been many chances to the child abuse law. Thus, you need a lawyer who completely understands every aspect of the law, and makes sure you receive fair compensation. Each lawyer in Tylers Solicitors aims to push the limits, and help you receive good compensation for your problems.

How Complex Can Child Abuse Compensation Claims Be?

It’s worth mentioning that childhood abuse compensation claims can be very complicated. As mentioned above, the law in this area keeps evolving. Therefore, you need to choose a lawyer who remains dedicated and committed toward your case. You need a specialist who works in abuse cases on a regular basis.

At Tylers Solicitors, you will meet lawyers who have been exclusively working with people who suffered from childhood abuse in the past. They can help you claim compensation. These lawyers have been successful in securing fair compensation in different kinds of child abuse cases. They will handle your case with care, professionalism and sensitivity.

Can I Get Compensation for Past Child Abuse Cases?

Most people don’t realize that they can claim compensation for abuse that even took place in the past. Tylers Solicitors understands that it can take a lot of years for victims to come out and talk about their abuse. It takes time to come to terms with the sufferings.

Regardless of how long ago the child abuse took place, you can still make a claim for compensation. In case you have suffered abuse in the past, and want to discuss the issue with someone in confidence or make a claim, you should consult Tylers Solicitors. There’s no fee for a consultation. An experienced lawyer will talk to you about the issue.

Why Should I Choose Tylers to Represent My Child Abuse Claim?

Tylers Solicitors understands that the unique characteristics and nature of child abuse claims need special experience and knowledge. Thus, the law firm only hires solicitors who are well versed with the child abuse law.

Are There Any Child Abuse Charities In The UK?

What are the Facts About Child Abuse?

  • Every day an average of around 5 children die of abuse and neglect.
  • 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 5 boys are sexually abuse before they reach the age of 18 years old.
  • Abuse and neglect can start showing towards most children before the age of just 18 months.
  • Child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator around 90% of the time. Up to 70% are abused by a member of their family.
  • Children who have been subject to abuse as a child are 11 times more likely to show signs of criminal behaviour.

How Can I Report Abuse Towards Children?

One the the three charities above can help you if you are not the victim but you do know of a child that is suffering from abuse by somebody else.

What Are The Types of Abuse that a Child Can Suffer?

Can I Claim for Emotional Abuse?

This is the most common form of abuse in children where a child can be subject to emotional anger from their parents or another adult. It is common knowledge that a parent can be abusive without being physical, such as aggressive shouting towards their children and also intimidation is another form of emotional of mental abuse in children.

Is It Possible to Claim For Neglect?

Where a parent or guardian fails to provide for the child’s needs. This can be in many forms, such as clothing, food and shelter, through love and caring and support, by lack of knowledge and guidance, by neglecting to care for them when they need medical attention, and through lack of control and supervision of the child.

Can I Claim For Physical Child Abuse?

Any harmful physical abuse against a defenceless child is a sin committed by adults in order to try and control their children, but in some instances it is deemed as okay by law, such as slapping or hitting a child when they are naughty. However, some parents or guardians take it too far and use violence against children such as punching and breaking bones, burning with cigarettes and shaking a baby (shaken baby syndrome). Physical abuse is an act of impulse that can usually be brought on by the bad habits of the harmer such as alcoholism, drug abuse or by being the subject of child abuse themselves.

Am I Able to Claim for Family Violence as a Child?

A term used when all of the family are the subject of violence from one person who tries to control. It is also referred to as domestic violence. A scenario that could take place is the mother gets physically abused by the father and the child steps in to protect his/ her mother, in which case they are then the substitute for that violence.

Can I Make a Claim for Sexual Abuse as a Child?

Where an adult will groom the child into a sexual act to satisfy their own sexual needs. This is a cruel act of abuse in children where child cannot protect themselves from the abuse. An adult could use threatening behaviour or they could even lead the child on to believe what is happening is the right thing to do (groomed) as the adult will use manipulation against the child.

What are the Effects of a Child Abuse?

The abuse of children can have many different impacts on the mental health of the child. Severe and repeated trauma during childhood may lead the child down a long and lonely path to adulthood. A child may grow up aloof and untrustworthy of others around them. Poor physical health, unhappiness and depression and a poor mental health are other more common effects of long term abuse. An adult that has suffered is also at the risk of diseases, reacting poorly in relationships, social isolation & disconnection and may witness behaviour defects from long term child abuse.

With service from Tylers Solicitors, you won’t experience any problems. You will be able to receive fair compensation for your sufferings. If you are seeking compensation, give a call to Tylers Solicitors right now on 0800 699 0079. Experienced lawyers will handle your case perfectly, and make sure the entire process is hassle free.

How Long Do I Have to Make a Claim For Compensation?

It depends upon the type of claim you are making but generally for car accidents, slips/trips and work accidents it is within 3 years from the date you suffered injury. In some instances this 3 year period is deemed to start from the date you knew, or ought to have known that you were injured.

Do I Have a Valid Claim?

This will depend upon the facts of each individual case but generally if you have had an accident which was the fault of someone else then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

What Kinds of Injuries Can I Claim For?

If you have suffered injury then you are entitled to claim compensation for this. You are also entitled to claim for other financial loss which you have suffered such as loss of earnings or the costs of care.

What Will It Cost To Make a Personal Injury Claim?

Nothing – Tylers Solicitors can act for you on a “no win no fee” basis meaning that if your claim is unsuccessful then we don’t get paid. If your claim is successful then we look to recover your legal costs from the party who is at fault for your accident.

How Much Compensation Could I Get?

Every case is different meaning that it is difficult to answer this without specific information about your case. We are able to provide you with more detailed advice once you provide us with more information about your claim.

How Long Will it Take to Get Compensation?

Every case varies depending upon its complexity. A routine case involving whiplash can settle within a few months whilst a case involving more serious injury can take a longer period of time.

Does it Matter Where I Live?

No – Tylers Solicitors has an office in Manchester, but as your claim is handled by documented and recorded paperwork, we think it makes it easier for you, allowing you to be kept in the loop at all times. handle cases for people from all parts of the UK. The fact that you don’t live locally to our office doesn’t stop us from acting for you.

Do I Need to Use My Insurance Company’s Solicitors to Make a Claim?

No – European legislation gives you the right to instruct a Solicitor of your choice. You are not obliged to use the panel solicitor of your legal expenses insurer.

What Happens after I Contact Tylers Solicitors?

We will make contact within 24 hours of a telephone or e-mail enquiry to discuss your case with you. If you instruct us to proceed with your claim for compensation we will contact all of the other parties involved and also obtain whatever evidence is necessary to progress your claim to a speedy conclusion.

If you have any further questions then please contact us on 0800 699 0079. Alternatively please click on the link below to make an enquiry or to start off your claim.

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No matter where you were injured in the UK, Tylers Solicitors are just a telephone call away from giving you expert advice about your compensation claim. If you would like to contact us about claiming compensation in the UK then telephone 0800 699 0079 today for a no obligation chat.