Frequently Asked Questions
What is sexual assault?
Sexual assault does not require physical injury to be classed as an assault.
Unwanted groping or touching in a sexual manner can be sufficient to allow a claim for sexual assault if it can be shown that the incident(s) caused the distress and trauma that forms the basis of your claim.
If you are not sure as to whether you have been subject to sexual assault get in touch with us today.
How long do I have to claim?
You have three years from the date you were assaulted or your 18th birthday whichever is later however and in certain circumstances the courts are prepared to extend this period.
All cases turn on the individual circumstances and you should not be put off making a claim just because you are outside of this period.
If you think you have a claim then get in touch with us today.
How much can I claim?
It is very difficult to say at the outset of a case what level of compensation you may receive as each case is different.
What will it cost me to claim?
If we believe your claim has a sufficient chance of success we will be happy to deal with it on a no win, no fee basis.
This means that if your claim is not successful then you will not pay a penny for the work we have done on your behalf subject to you co-operating with us and not misleading us.
To see if we can help you on a no win, no fee basis get in touch with us today.
What can I claim for?
We will seek to recover compensation for the pain, suffering and long-term damage that may have been done to your teeth, and also any financial losses incurred as a result of the negligent treatment.
This can include the cost of further treatment and remedial work as well as any lost income due to time off work for treatment, medication costs - basically all and any financial losses that have arisen as a result of the negligence of your dentist.
To find out what you may be entitled to, get in touch with us today.
How long will my claim take?
It is difficult to give any accurate timescale as each case is different, and depends upon your circumstances and those of the claim.
We pride ourselves on treating each client as an individual rather than just another file number, and would prefer to speak to you about your case rather than give an inaccurate or misleading guess on how long your claim may take.
For a no obligation assessment of your claim why not get in touch with us today, and we will be happy to discuss the matter with you?
How do I make my claim?
If you feel that you may have a claim then get in touch with us today.
Call: 0113 224 7804
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Will I have to go to court?
It is very difficult, without knowing the circumstances of your claim, to advise as to whether the matter is likely to go to court. If liability is admitted and the third-party insurers make a reasonable and appropriate offer of compensation then there will no need to go to court.
You will only need to attend court if there is a dispute as regards to whether the third-party insurers are in fact responsible for the assault or if they fail to offer an appropriate level of compensation.
If you do go to court will make sure that you have representation by a suitably qualified and experienced barrister and while it may not be a pleasant experience be assured that we will do all we can to make sure that it is as painless as possible.
To see how we can help you with your claim get in touch with us today.
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