GLP Bury has obtained the maximum award available under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme of £500,000 for Sarah, a girl living in Birmingham who is now aged 17 and who was injured by one of her birth parents when only three weeks old. She sustained serious head injuries, including parietal skull fractures and brain damage, causing severe learning and behavioural difficulties. He adoptive parents say that the award will now enable them to access long needed therapies and support and they can start to plan for Sarah’s future life ahead.