"The victims have been driven by a need for recognition.
"Many of them had been placed at Haut de la Garenne - and other homes in Jersey - through no fault of their own and often because of tragic family circumstances, only to endure often harsh conditions, deliberate cruelty and sexual abuse.
Alan Collins from the UK law firm Pannone, which is representing 43 victims, said this was about justice rather than compensation.
BBC Radio Jersey. Report on it.
A Victim's Story.
Mr Graham Power give his view on the announcement.
Carrie Modral, from the Jersey Care Leavers Association.
Alan Collins from the UK law firm Pannone.
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