Historic Abuse Compensation
In many cases, you’ll only be able to make a personal injury claim in the three years after the event. However, some abuse can have long-term psychological injuries. In many cases, this kind of abuse can have a permanent impact on your personality and confidence. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide historic abuse personal injury claims to help you get the compensation you are entitled to. Our specialised personal injury team can work with you to understand if you have a viable case.
Whatever kind of abuse you’ve suffered, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team today. You can talk to our team about your case in complete confidence. You can talk to one of our no-win, no-fee legal experts with no obligation. Whether you’re looking for comprehensive legal services, or you simply need some professional advice, get in touch with our team today.
No-Win, No-Fee Historic Abuse Compensation Claim Guide
If you’ve been the victim of historic assault, then you could be entitled to a great deal of compensation. Choosing to make a personal injury claim against the person responsible for your abuse is an incredibly brace decision. Whether you suffered this historical abuse at the hand of one or more people, get in touch with our experienced team today. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to move on with your life.
The first step if you’re looking to make a historic abuse compensation claim is to get in touch with our team today. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts can help to guide you throughout the entire process, from start to finish. Our sensitive and understanding solicitors can help you to understand if you have a viable claim, and the likelihood of your claim being successful.
Experienced No-Win, No-Fee Legal Services
During our initial no-obligation consultation, your solicitor will help to set out your options. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts will help you to plan your next move if your do wish to pursue a legal claim. You can also leave the case with us, and we will do everything we can to get you the compensation you need. If you aren’t comfortable talking about the historic assault you’ve had to experience in person, we can conduct this consultation over the phone.
If you do choose to pursue your historic abuse compensation, then our experienced team will provide a complete legal service. Historic assault can include all manner of abuses, including:
- Emotional Abuse.
- Sexual Abuse.
- Physical Abuse.
If you’ve been unfortunate to suffer any kind of historic abuse, get in touch with our team today. We can help you to get the money, and the justice, that you need to move on with your life. Even historic abuse which took place many years ago can still have a long-term psychological impact on your health.
Facts and Statistics About Historic Abuse Compensation in the UK:
Abuse of all kinds can affect both adults and children. Most cases of historic abuse involve some kind of child abuse which has had a long-term psychological impact. This kind of abuse can occur anywhere, including:
- At Home.
- A Church or Religious Insulation.
- A Hospital or Doctor’s Office.
- Nurseries, Schools, Colleges and Universities.
Child abuse, and other forms of historic assault, is a serious problem in the UK. Psychological, physical and sexual abuse has been common in the past. As such, more and more people are choosing to come forwards and historic abuse compensation claims.
- 5% of Children in the UK Have Been the Victims of Sexual Abuse (NSPCC).
- 1 in 3 Children to Have Suffered Abuse Did Not Tell Anyone.
- More Than 90% of Children Suffered Abuse at the Hands of Someone They Know.
- Almost a Third of Sexual Abuse is Committed by Other Underage People.
Historic Abuse Compensation Amounts
When you do attempt to make a claim for compensation, you can include a wide range of factors. In addition to the actual pain and suffering you’ve been forced to undergo, you’ll also be able to claim for:
- Long-Term Psychological Conditions.
- Any Care Costs or Treatments.
- Medical and Travel Expenses.
The amount of compensation that you receive will be determined by the severity of the crime, and the level of your pain and suffering. You can claim for more if, for example, a historic assault has left you with long-term physical injuries or psychiatric conditions.
Compensation Amounts for Historic Abuse Personal Injury Claims
|Type of Historic Abuse Injury||Description||Amount of Compensation|
|Long-Term Psychological Conditions (Minor to Severe)||If you’ve been forced to undergo any kind of historic assault, either as a child or an adult, you could be able to make a claim. Psychological injuries are some of the most common results of these kinds of assault. It is common for those who’ve suffered some kind of historic assault or abuse to experience long-term psychological conditions. These illnesses can include depression, anxiety and lack of confidence. These health conditions can vary in severity and the impact that they have on your life.||£1,000 to £82,750|
|Physical Abuse Injuries||If you were the victim of physical abuse in the past, it is possible that it has caused long-term physical conditions. These long-term injuries can be relatively minor, such as barely noticeable scarring, but can also include serious and permanent injuries, such as chronic pain, reduced mobility or disability. These can include anything from joint and limb injuries to cosmetic scars.||£1,000 to £307,000.|
|Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)||Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental condition which can cause long-term symptoms. In many cases, serious PTSD concerns can prevent you from being able to hold down a job or maintain a relationship. If you suffer from minor to serious PTSD, you’ll be able to make a claim for compensation.||Up to £71,850.|
|Sexual Abuse (Penetrative and Non-Penetrative)||If you’ve been the victim of any kind of sexual assault, you will be able to make a claim. The actual event itself can cause a great of pain and suffering, in addition to causing long-term psychological conditions. This can include anything from indecent assault to non-consensual intercourse.||£1,000 to £44,000.|
Is There A Time Limit on Being Able to Claim for Historic Abuse?
Most personal injury claims need to be made within three years of the actual event. By its very nature, historic abuse is any kind of abuse which occurred a long time ago. These forms of abuse will have left you with long-term psychological health conditions. As such, you will be able to claim for the long-term suffering that you’ve been forced to undergo.
When it comes to historic assault, you can make a claim long after the three-year time limit. UK courts and legal professionals recognise that historic abuse can cause long-term psychological conditions. As such, claims for historic assault and abuse are becoming more and more common. For more accurate information related to your unique circumstance, don’t hesitate to call our no-win, no-fee legal experts today.
How Can Historic Abuse Compensation Help You?
If you’ve suffered abuse in the past, then you could eligible to make a claim for compensation. Historic assault can have long-term impacts on your mental health and have a serious impact on your life and personality. If you are left unable to hold down a job, maintain a relationship or have substance abuse issues, you will be able to make a claim for compensation.
The money that you receive following these injuries can help you to move on with your life. It can also work to bring some closure, enabling you to focus on your own recovery. It can also help to support you if you’re unable to work full-time.
How Long Do Compensation Claims Normally Take?
Any kind of historic abuse claim can be extremely complicated. It will often take time to find evidence, witnesses and other useful information which allow the judge to make an informed decision. In the past, some historic assault claims have been resolved in a few weeks, whereas some have taken several months, or even years, to complete.
It can be nearly impossible to predict the length of a compensation claim. The length will entirely depend on your personal circumstances. For more information, it is always best to talk to one of our no-win, no-fee legal specialists.
Make a Compensation Claim for Historic Abuse Today, With Tylers Solicitors
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to make successful historic abuse compensation claims against the person responsible for your injuries. Our team of no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation you need to move on with your life.
Over the years, our team have worked to help all kinds of people gain the compensation they deserve following historic abuse. Whether you’re making a claim against an organisation or an individual, get in touch today. We have to hold a wide range of organisations responsible, including:
- Foster Homes.
- Schools, Colleges and Universities.
- Boarding Schools.
- Churches and Religious Institutions.
Further Reading on Historic Abuse Compensation Claims in the UK:
- NSPCC: Non-Recent Abuse
- NAPAC: Supporting Recovery from Child Abuse
- NSPCC: Sexual Abuse – Facts and Statistics
Get in Touch with Tylers Solicitors for Historic Abuse Compensation in the UK
If you’re looking for no-win, no-fee legal experts, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today. We are extremely proud of our ability to offer personal injury and historic abuse claims to suit your needs. Our professional and sympathetic team will do everything in our power to get you the compensation you need to move on with your life.
Whether you’ve suffered physical, emotional or sexual assault in the past, get in touch with our team today. Our historic abuse personal injury claims can be made against the individual responsible and any organisation which contributed to your experience.
For more information on our wide range of no-win, no-fee legal services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today. You can reach our professionals directly by calling us on 0800 699 079. You can also send any questions or concerns you might have through our online contact form. Just leave us your contact information and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.