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Institutional Abuse

If you are a survivor of physical, sexual or other abuse at the hands of an educational institution, religious group, community organisation, state institution, youth organisation, aged care facility or other institution, you may be entitled to make a claim against the institution or the people who carried out the abuse.

What to do if you have been abused

We understand that there is no amount of compensation that can take away the pain and other consequences of abuse.

However, today, suffering in silence is not your only option for managing the pain and suffering.

Royal commissions have exposed the shocking treatment many experienced and the systemic issues that created the environment in which these horrific events could happen.

It may be hard to speak up and seek redress, but if this is something you are considering our lawyers can speak to you in confidence and discuss your situation and options with you.

We have a reputation for dealing with people with the highest degree of care and compassion. We listen carefully and have the legal expertise and emotional understanding to help you make the decisions that are best for you and pursue compensation if that is something you decide to do.

How we can help

We help people from Newcastle, the Hunter Valley, Sydney and throughout NSW who have experienced institutional abuse.

We can assist with:

  • explaining your legal rights and options
  • seeking a claim under the National Redress Scheme or making a damages claim
  • child abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, elder abuse
  • appearing on your behalf at Court hearings.

We're here to help you.

Make an enquiry to find out where you stand.

If you have questions, would like some more information about us or our services or simply want to speak to someone, make an enquiry and a member of our Institutional Abuse team will be in touch with you shortly. 

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