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Baroness Newlove to investigate CICA and vulnerable victims

An investigation into the role of the CICA is to be carried out in Spring 2018 led by Baroness Newlove, Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority is accused of denying payouts to child survivors of sexual abuse by suggesting they “consented” to it. Sex with a child under 16 is […]

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CICA urgently reviews its stance on consent for survivors of CSE and CSA

As recently reported in The Guardian, the CICA is failing survivors of child sexual abuse and exploitation, by claiming that there was consent from the young people. The Scheme provides compensation for “innocent victims of violence”. However, approximately 700 cases brought by survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation have been turned down by the CICA […]

Victoria Price acts for seriously injured young mother

In November 2013, a 34 year old woman was hit by a car as she crossed a road, causing life threatening injuries. Unconscious from the accident, she was taken from ambulance to the Accident and Emergency department in Nottingham. There the doctors found she had a fractured skull, a brain haemorrhage, fractured pelvis, a fractured […]

Free Personal Law Legal Advice Clinic in Altrincham

Price Slater Gawne are offering FREE initial consultations for people in the Cheshire area, wishing to understand or discuss matters relating to Personal Law and how this might affect them, or their family in the future. Meet Melanie our Personal Law expert, who can offer advice on Wills, Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney, Deputyships, Probate and […]

It’s Not Okay in Sport in Greater Manchester

It’s Not Okay In Sport is a campaign formed from the collaboration of Greater Manchester Police, charities, councils, sports clubs and players to raise awareness about child sexual exploitation in sport. The campaign is staging events throughout Greater Manchester at professional clubs, amateur clubs, leisure centres, swimming pools, schools and academies – anywhere that sport […]

World Elder Abuse Day

15th June 2017 is World Elder Abuse Day – a reminder to the world, organised by the United Nations. Every day older people are subject to financial, physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect in the UK and across the planet. The abuse can be hidden well in our own homes, care homes, day centres and institutions. […]

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Award received after successful appeal for CICA to reopen case

In 1996 D was sexually abused by her step father. This was a single incident that occurred when she was aged 14. Years later in 2012, when she was an adult with her own children, she reported this incident to the police. West Yorkshire Police investigated and he was prosecuted. The trial resulted in a […]

Sexual abuse in football

Operation Hydrant, the police investigation into sexual abuse, has published information on reports of abuse in football. It reports over 300 clubs from the premiership to amateur leagues are involved in the enquiry. Over 560 victims have come forward and more than 250 suspects have now been identified. In addition to the referrals for sexual […]

Bowel Cancer patient dies from sepsis following surgery

Sepsis is in the news. We hear many stories about how many times hospitals fail to recognise and treat the condition before it is too late; and the case of MB is one such sad tale. M lived with his wife in Aikton near Wigton, having moved there in 2012 to retire and be close […]

Success at the Child Brain Injury Trust Quiz

We gathered in the function rooms above Albert Shed, Castlefield. 90 of us. 10 on each table. A bar at one end of the room, raffle prizes table and PA system at the other. A sea of grey and black suits. The table plan showed we were on table 7, sharing with JMW PI team […]