Top 5 Questions we get asked about making a Criminal Injuries Compensation Claim!


  1. How do you make a claim for compensation when you have been attacked?


You can do this yourself on an online portal on the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority website. You do not need a solicitor to do this for you. However, we find that clients want the headache and hassle taken out of it for them. Our clients also trust us as we are experts in making these claims.


  1. Is there a time frame to make a claim?


There is a time frame of 2 years from the date you were attacked. The claim must be logged by this date. We advise to log the claim  as soon as possible.


  1. Is there an age limit to a making a claim?


No there is no age limit to making a claim and a child can also claim compensation.


  1. How much compensation can you get?


The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority work on a tariff system. This means that you get fixed amounts for different injuries. We can show you the table and advise how much you are likely to receive based on your injury. You can claim for physical and psychological injuries. You can also claim loss of earnings.


  1. Do I have to pay you to do my claim?


Yes we charge 25% on a No Win No Fee basis. If you are not successful you do not have to pay us anything.


If you would like to make a CICA claim then contact our Team on 0161 491 8520.


Chloe Bowen

Apprentice Administrator


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