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Criminal injuries compensation update
Compensation for injuries sustained as a result of a criminal act can be compensated by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”) which runs a Government-funded scheme established to help victims of crime.
The scheme was renewed in 2012 and with the renewal came stricter eligibility requirements.
Recent decisions by the CICA suggest that the new regime is now in full swing. In particular, the CICA is placing greater emphasis on the following:
This renewed approach can make pursuing a claim more complicated but our team has experience in handling claims under the new scheme and we are here to assist.
For just a small percentage of your damages we can eliminate the stress from the process and ensure you are receiving the correct award based on the full extent of your injuries.
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a criminal act, contact us today so that we can help you to claim the award at the right level and for the amount you deserve.