Making an injury claim in Stadhampton for a criminal injury.
It would appear that if you lived in Stadhampton, you are not in a high crime area. Only 9 crimes were reported in June 2013, and 2 of those were vehicle crimes.
However, if the situation was different, and Stadhampton had a much worse rate, you may well have had cause to make a criminal injuries claim in Stadhampton.
Why might you have to make a criminal injury claim in Stadhampton?
If you are the victim of a violent crime you may be entitled to make an injury claim Stadhampton.
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) administers the payments.
The CICA is government funded and was set up to compensate the blameless victims of violent crime. Payments are available from the scheme for:
- Special expense payments, to cover specific injury-related needs which are not available free of charge from any other source
- Fatal injuries, including loss of parental services and financial dependency
- Funeral payments
- Personal injury following a single incident
- Personal injury following a period of abuse
- Loss of earnings
How do I know if I may be eligible for an injury claim in Stadhampton?
You may be entitled to make a compensation claim if you:
- Sustained an injury while taking an exceptional and justified risk, while trying to remedy or prevent a crime
- Sustained a mental injury as a result of witnessing or being involved in the immediate aftermath of an incident in which a loved one is injured
- Are a qualifying relative of a victim who has died from injuries caused by a crime of violence
- Were a direct victim of a crime of violence
- Were not to blame for the incident
There are further eligibility requirements for your injury claim in Stadhampton
The further requirements are:
- You must have needed medical attention, whether for physical or mental injuries.
- You cannot have already applied for compensation for the same injury under this or any other scheme.
- If you and the person who injured you were living together as part of the same family, you cannot get payment if you continue to live with them or if they will benefit from your award.
- You should be a British citizen or a national of another European country that has a right to be in the UK.
- The incident should have happened within the last two years
- You must report the incident to the police, and help them with their enquiries, to give them the best chance of catching the criminal.
Making an injury claim in Stadhampton? Accident Advice Helpline is here to help
There is a lot of paperwork that can seem very complicated if you’re not used to dealing with legal matters.
Claiming this way can seem long winded, but it is set up this way to ensure only those who should be compensated can successfully complete the process.
Accident Advice Helpline will help you make your claim, we have been doing so successfully for over 13 years now, and we will make the whole process a whole lot easier for you.
Just call our helpline on 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of our advisers, you will find them friendly and compassionate and the call will be in complete confidence.
Date Published: 22nd September 2013
Author: David Brown