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Compensation for Criminal Injuries

Serving you justice with a CICA claim

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime of violence which has resulted in physical and/or psychological injury then you may be entitled to compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. This Scheme is administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) and it is possible to obtain compensation even if you do not know the identity of your assailant.

The CICA scheme can also make awards of compensation to certain family members/dependents of a person who has died as a result of a crime of violence.

The CICA scheme is governed by different rules to cases that proceed through the courts and if you are eligible for an award payments are made for different injuries depending upon the nature and severity of those injuries. This is known as the tariff. It is important that compensation is awarded under the correct tariff and our specialist lawyers will be able to advise and assist you so as to ensure that you receive the correct award from the CICA. You may also be entitled to a payment for financial losses such as loss of earnings in certain circumstances.

Contact our friendly Personal Injury Team now to find out how we can help you.

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