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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Criminal injury claim

    What is the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority?

    The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is designed to help victims of violent crime receive compensation for their suffering. Provided the claimants are blameless and completely innocent victims of a crime, they can contact CICA provided that their injury was sustained: For no reason other than a violent crime was committed against them If they….

    The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2001

    When criminal injuries occur there is often no one to claim against in the way you would for a personal injury. In response to this dilemma, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2001 is the most recent incarnation of a government initiative to compensate those injured by crime. Administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, which….

    Can I claim criminal injuries compensation?

    If you have been injured as the result of a criminal act, whether it was a single incident or a period of abuse, the answer to the question, ‘Can I claim criminal injuries compensation?’ is likely to be, yes. As long as your injury occurred in the past two years, in England, Scotland or Wales,….

    Claiming compensation after an assault

    Although it’s one of the simplest cases from a legal point of view, claiming compensation after an assault can be one of the toughest emotional challenges a victim has to face. At Accident Advice Helpline, we deal with many claims of this nature and understand the stress involved. We have developed a system that makes….

    Criminal injuries

    Are you the victim of a criminal injury? Do you wish to make a claim for compensation? Accident Advice Helpline can help you to find out how much you are entitled to, match you up with one of our 200 solicitors and handle your criminal injury claim from start to finish. Only one in 20….

    The long term effects of criminal injuries

    Have you been injured as a result of a crime? When you’ve sustained criminal injuries, you may just want to focus on recovering from your initial symptoms. If you’ve suffered broken bones, for example, you may be keen to seek medical help so that you can receive the appropriate treatment and get out of pain…..

    Treating criminal injuries

    Should you be treating criminal injuries? Suffering any type of injury can be upsetting but if you’ve been the victim of criminal injuries, you may be feeling deeply distressed and traumatised. Even witnessing a crime can be psychologically damaging and experiencing injuries as a result of criminal conduct can be even more harmful. If you’ve….

    The symptoms of criminal injuries

    Are you suffering with the symptoms of criminal injuries? Although any type of injury can cause pain and suffering, criminal injuries can be particularly distressing. If someone has hurt you intentionally or shown no regard for your safety and well-being, it can be fairly traumatic. If you’ve been hurt whilst someone commits a crime, for….

    How you could sustain criminal injuries

    Has someone acted dangerously towards you? If someone intentionally breaks the law or acts recklessly and someone gets hurt, they could be accused of causing criminal injuries. Unfortunately, these types of injuries occur fairly regularly and people can be seriously injured as a result of criminal behaviour. Although people often associated criminal injuries with assaults….

    The cost of making a claim for criminal injuries

    Can you afford to claim compensation? If you’ve been hurt or sustained an injury that wasn’t your fault, you may already know that you could make a claim for personal injury compensation. However, if your injuries have had an effect on your finances, you may be concerned about how you’ll fund legal action. Unfortunately, this….

    Claiming for criminal injuries

    How do criminal injuries occur? Criminal injuries tend to occur when someone is injured because a crime or unlawful act has been committed. If someone attempts to burgle your property, for example, and you’re hurt as a result, this could be classed as a criminal injury. Of course, you could suffer criminal injuries if you’re….

    Board compensation for criminal injury

    If you are thinking about starting a claim for personal injury compensation then you may want to think about the sort of compensation that you are entitled to. Accident Advice Helpline is a leading personal injury law firm who can help you with a wide range of personal injury claims. They have over 15 years’….

    How much can you claim when you get stabbed?

    ContentsHow serious can a stab wound be?Is it possible to be stabbed accidentally?Your medical records could help you make a claimHow much can you claim for a stabbing injury?Stab wounds are not very common, but they can and do occur. If you need to ask, ‘How much can you claim when you get stabbed?’ it….

    How much compensation for GBH with intent?

    ContentsWhen can you claim?How much compensation could I get after suffering GBH with intent?Who can help you to claim?It is an unfortunate fact that violent crime is a feature of our society and whilst it is an uncommon occurrence, there are some incidences where innocent people are attacked and injured. Whilst the fact that this….

    How much compensation for a street mugging?

    ContentsIs it possible to claim compensation?How much compensation will you get for a street mugging?How common is violent crime?How do you go about claiming?Call today if you would like to find out moreBeing the victim of a street mugging can be an extremely terrifying and traumatic experience, regardless of whether or not you are physically….

    How much compensation for getting stabbed?

    ContentsShould you remove the object if it has been left in your body?Calculating compensation based on the severity of your injuriesHow long do you have to make a claim?Was the attack completely unprovoked?So, how much compensation for getting stabbed?Back in 2008, around 8% of the total crimes in Britain involved knives. This figure remained steady….

    Compensation as a victim of GBH

    ContentsFind out if you’re entitled to compensation as a victim of GBHAn online calculatorNo obligationFind out if you’re entitled to compensation as a victim of GBH Grievous Bodily Harm, better known as GBH, is a serious form of assault which results in severe bodily injuries. It is a criminal act and therefore if you have suffered….

    Can I Claim Criminal Injuries Compensation

    Can I Claim Criminal Injuries Compensation? Suffering any injury can be incredibly traumatic, but becoming the victim of a criminal injury can be even more devastating. Victims can find themselves involved in protracted police investigations and often report that their self confidence and lifestyle is seriously restricted for a long period of time following the incident…..

    Criminal injury compensation tariff

    A criminal injury is a type of personal injury that is particularly upsetting and distressing. You may have physical or psychological injuries to cope with. Also, many people suffer financially from criminal injuries because they cannot work at all or cannot work as many hours as they used to. Some people have to buy-in extra….

    Criminal injury compensation board

    Any type of injury that was not your fault is upsetting. A criminal injury can be especially upsetting and distressing. You may have physical or psychological injuries to cope with. Also, many people suffer financially as the result of criminal injuries because they cannot work at all or cannot work as many hours as they….

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