If you have been injured as a result of a criminal act, you may be entitled to compensation.
For you to be entitled to make a claim the following should be noted:
- The incident must have been reported to the police immediately after the injury occurred (except in special cases such as abuse cases which may have occurred over a considerable period of time).
- The incident causing the injury must have happened within the last 2 years.
- Medical attention for the injury must have received from a medical expert which must be documented in medical records.
- The injury must be unprovoked.
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), is a government body created to compensate victims who have suffered an injury as a result of a crime. If you have suffered an injury as a result of a criminal act, at Brooklands Solicitors we understand the effect this can have on a victim, both physically and mentally. Our highly trained injury team are here to assist you on a No Win No Fee basis.