Monday, 16 July 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Vulnerable children
Charities say landmark case will impact the rights of thousands of abuse victims   A landmark case that will decide whether a local authority has a duty of care to investigate and take action to protect children at risk of possible sexual, physical or emotional abuse and neglect in its geographical area will be heard
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 / Published in Child Abuse, Child Sexual Exploitation News
A Blackpool couple are currently on trial for multiple accusations of historical child abuse against a number of children. The alleged abuse is said to span decades, consisting of several different types of physical and sexual abuse towards children. The ex-wife of the husband to the accused couple is also on trial. Peter Garsden, Head of
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Sexual Offences
Cardinal George Pell, a high ranking official in the Vatican, will stand trial following several allegations of historical child sex abuse. Pell, aged 76, pleaded not guilty to all charges filed against him and will stand trial in Melbourne, Australia. Peter Garsden, Head of Abuse Claims, has the rest of the story. ‘Historical Sexual Offences’
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Lemn Sissay was finally rewarded compensation following a two year court dispute with a local council. During his time at Wood End Assessment Centre for children, he was physically abused, and as an adult sought compensation for his harrowing experience. Peter Garsden, Head of Abuse Claims, explains the story. The Lemn Sissay Story Lemn Sissay