Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims
Criminal injuries are often caused by very serious, emotional and stressful events. Often, this can impact upon a person’s life, long-term.
If you’ve been a victim of an attack or assault and have subsequently been injured due to violent crime then you may be entitled to criminal injuries compensation. Whether you have suffered a physical or mental personal injury, DPP Law have the experience and expertise to deal with your criminal injury claim and achieve great results. We will help guide you through the claims process, making each and every step simple and easy to understand.
Compensation for Criminal Injuries from the CICA
If you have been injured as a result of a crime, compensation can be claimed from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). As it is Government-funded, there are certain rules and criteria that a victim must meet in order to claim, however it has been set up for this reason. In most instances, if you have the correct documentation regarding your criminal injury, then your criminal compensation claim will almost certainly succeed.
Criteria for criminal injuries compensation:
- Received the injury as a result of a crime
- Injury must require two follow up doctor’s appointments
- Recovery period from injury/injuries takes at least six weeks
If you have been a victim of a criminal injury, you may be entitled to compensation. DPP Law are experts in personal injury law and a member of our specialist Personal injury team discuss how best we can help with your criminal injury claim.