Remove time limit for historical child sexual abuse, says APIL
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has called for the time limit to be removed for compensation claims brought
by survivors of historical child sexual abuse. It explained that in England and Wales most personal injury compensation claims
must be brought within three years. The clock starts for survivors of childhood abuse when they turn 18, so they are required
to bring a claim by their 21st birthday.
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