The alleged victims of sexual abuse from the late Sir Jimmy Savile are apparently lining up a lawsuit against both the BBC and the NHS for the ease in which they let Savile into the workplace so that he could commit certain unsavoury deeds.

The reason for the lawsuit against the BBC goes without saying, given that the alleged attacks that took place at a number of dressing rooms and other closed off areas in the 70's and 80's on BBC property are now well publicised stories, however the reason for the action being taken against the tax-payer funded health care service are perhaps a little less obvious. The reason why certain 'victims' are seeking damages from the organisation that provides free health care for the whole of the population comes down to the allegations that he abused and raped patients at Broadmoor hospital in the 1970s and 1980s.

At the current moment, The Department of Health are to begin an inquest into the alleged claims of abuse made by Savile, who volunteered at the hospital for a number of years. Likewise, the Metropolitan Police are working with the BBC, also a taxpayer funded company, to help shed light on the claims that Savile abused girls on their premises at the same time.

Liz Dux, a partner at Russell Jones & Walker in London and an expert in personal injury and child abuse cases, told The Guardian newspaper she was acting for a number of women who want to sue on the grounds of vicarious liability.