What is the effect of the government policy over the last few years to restrict payments for minor criminal injuries, including a broken nose, and to refuse payment to victims with a criminal record Recent restrictions in payments to criminal injury victims by the CICA could have a profound effect on victims of crime. The […]
Criminal Injury Claims Blog: Solicitor Tips On Making Your Claim
If you have been injured as a result of an assault or other crime of violence, a body known as the CICA (Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority) can pay you compensation for your injuries.
Find information about when you should use a solicitor and how you can claim compensation direct from the CICA.
See the answers to criminal injury victims’ questions, ask your own question or make a claim.
This blog provides regular updates on the law surrounding criminal injuries with key tips from specialist solicitors.
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Find out the process to claim criminal injuries compensation for rape and psychological injury following an attack after a night out in Manchester Rape victim criminal injuries claim question I was visiting some friends in Manchester on a night out when I became separated from my friends so I shared a taxi home with a […]
UK personal injury solicitor sets out how to claim compensation for a mental scar following accidents on the roads, at work, in industry or as a result of a crime of violence A mental scar is another name for psychological injury, which can often happen after a traumatic event either an accident or criminal assault. […]
When can you claim criminal injuries compensation for psychological injury and lost income Find out in a question and answer session with a victim of an assault. Criminal Assault Victim Question I was attacked by three youths – one of whom has been prosecuted for assault. I have suffered injuries to my face and I […]
Find out how to claim compensation if you have been assaulted in a bar or nightclub in the UK If you are assaulted in a nightclub, bar or on the streets, so long as the police are notified and you have a crime reference number you could be entitled to make a criminal injury compensation […]
Can you claim compensation from the criminal injuries compensation authority of you have not reported an assault to the police, but have attended at hospital for treatment Assault victim question I was violently assaulted by a group of youths in London a year ago. I suffered facial injuries, burst blood vessel in eye, bottle/glass cut […]
UK solicitor sets out how to claim criminal injuries compensation for an assault in a European Union country including Rome in Italy Assault Victim Rome Question I was in a bar in Rome with a couple of my friends. Suddenly a fight broke out and a broken bottle was thrown across the bar which hit […]
Find out how to claim compensation for scarring if you have been glassed in the head and face If you have received injuries, including scarring, from an attack with a glass or other bottle – this is classed in the UK as a serious crime of violence. So long as you report the matter immediately […]