BLM Abuse News Briefing

BLM has published the latest edition of it’s Abuse News Briefing, a digest of news and developments related to child sexual abuse. Continue reading

Aggravated and exemplary damages

A judge in the Republic of Ireland recently awarded a claimant 200,000 Euros in aggravated damages as part of his claim as a historical abuse victim, made against the perpetrator directly. Domestically we routinely see claimant solicitors attempting to increase their clients’ settlements by claiming awards for aggravated and, less frequently, exemplary damages. Continue reading