Insurers under the spotlight over institutional child abuse claims

05 Feb 2019

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) was set up in 2015 to investigate increasing evidence of abuse in institutions and make recommendations for change.  It is expected to publish a report later this year which could have wide-ranging ramifications on the handling of child sexual abuse claims with lawyers suggesting that a mandatory public liability insurance register for organisations caring for children could follow.

Paula Jefferson,  head of BLM’s Abuse and Neglect practice, shares her views in a recent article in InsurancePOST.  Click here to read the full article.


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