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Liam's story

Liam was randomly attacked while waiting at a taxi rank after a night out.

"I fell down and smashed my head on the pavement. They all ran off. I was taken to hospital – I had a blood clot and swelling on my brain. I remained in a coma for several weeks. I was released from hospital after several months and had to rebuild my life.

"Victim Support got me through the hard times, and even helped me to secure a volunteer role, and later, paid work. I suffer from memory problems, but Victim Support helped me get advice on how to improve this, and work around any difficulties. 

"I really had to work very hard to get where I am today, and I do still struggle with health problems. But Victim Support cared, and helped me through everything. I would not have made it this far without them. They even helped me with my criminal injuries compensation claim, which I received recently. It’s helped me to get my life back on track. I will soon have a good job and career. Life now is good, all thanks to Victim Support. They understood me."

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