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About Criminal Accident Serious Injury Claims 

Experiencing serious injuries from criminal accidents can be extremely traumatising and life-changing experiences. Our solicitors will ensure to make your process as stress-free and easy as possible, enabling you to get back you’re your daily life in the best possible way. Experiencing serious injury from a criminal accident can not only lead to injuries that can be life-changing, but also to negative mental implications.

We understand that no amount of money can compensate the loss and trauma after a criminal accident, however, it can be helpful to ease any financial anxieties you may face after the accident, to cover costs such as physiotherapy or any life changes you may need to implement, to get back to your daily life in the best way.

Criminal Injury Compensation Authority

The Criminal Injury Compensation Authority is a body set up by the Government to help victims of a crime to get compensation for any injuries and damages they may have faced. The Criminal Compensation Authority helps cover for a range of damages that an individual may have experienced, including:

  • Mental or physical injury following a crime
  • Loss of earnings
  • Special expenses payments, for example; when you were unable to do things as a part of your daily routine because of your injuries.
  • A fatality caused by a crime of violence, to cover expenses related to losing a loved one.

How our experienced solicitors can help you

There’s a range of evidence you must provide to be able to make a CICA. Our experienced solicitors will help provide the correct information that you may need to make a successful CICA claim. We will ensure to treat your case most professionally, ensuring you feel comfortable conveying your story in the best way so you can get the highest compensation for your case.

Things you must provide for your Criminal Injury Compensation application include:

  • Date and location of the crime
  • The police station where the crime was reported
  • Crime reference number
  • Your GP’s name and address, or any other clinic name and address if you needed treatment after
  • Details of any unspent criminal convictions
  • Details of previous details CICA applications

When you have submitted your application with the assistance of our experienced solicitors, your application will be reviewed based on a range of factors including; how your application was completed, your previous criminal records and medical records.

During your CICA application, you will have to provide a range of details, such as; your medical reports and any psychological assessments. This information can be hard to access; however, our experienced solicitors can use their extensive experience to help gather this information and help your case.

How we can help 

We understand that experiencing a criminal serious injury can be extremely stressful and traumatising. We will treat your case most professionally, ensuring that you get the best outcome and the best possible treatment for your case. We will ensure you can get back to your daily life in no time. We understand that experiencing damages from a criminal accident doesn’t only result in physical damages, but mental and financial.

We understand that no amount of money can compensate for the stress and trauma of experiencing serious injuries from a crime, however, the right compensation can make your life easier by easing you of any financial anxieties you may be facing because of it.

How much compensation will I get? 

The amount of compensation you may get depends on the severity of the damages that you have faced. The more evidence you can provide the more likely you are to get higher compensation for your case. however, there is a range of factors that determine how much compensation you will get after your criminal accident, these include:

  • Physical damage, like; bruises, lacerations, broken limbs or even more serious injuries like head and spine injuries.
  • Mental damage; mental damage is more than likely to have negative implications for an individual’s health.
  • Financial loss can occur after a criminal accident. You may need to cover the costs of any property damaged after your accident or any medical costs you may need covering.

Our experienced personal injury solicitors know the procedure of claiming a CICA extensively and will help you to get the highest possible compensation, in the most stress-free and easy way, enabling you to go back to your daily life in no time.

Contact us now 

Contact us now. Solicitors on Your Side Scotland can offer you free advice and consultations. Our solicitors can help you on a “no win-no fee” basis. That means there will be no hidden fees, and everything can be done over the phone from anywhere in the UK.

Contact us today by phoning 0141 648 4428, emailing [email protected], or by using our website by filling out an online form.

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