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If you have suffered an injury as the result of a violent crime or a criminal activity you may be entitled to claim compensation from the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (CICA).
There are strict requirements which have to be met when you claim under the Criminal Injury Compensation Scheme. Our specialist Criminal Injury Compensation lawyer can advise you on these and put forward your claim in a way which will maximise your chances of obtaining the correct level of compensation.
To receive criminal injury compensation you must have:-
In most cases your claim must be brought within 2 years of your injury, although exceptions can be made in some circumstances.
The CICA may turn down your claim if you have criminal convictions for violent offences or if they feel your behaviour led or contributed to the incident.
Our criminal injury lawyers can act on a no win, no fee basis, under a Contingency fee agreement.
To find out if you can claim compensation from the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority, call us on 0845 60 222 99 or click on the following link to arrange a free no obligation meeting with a solicitor who specialises in personal injury claims. Contact Us