No win, no fee acid attack CICA claims
You can be represented by a highly-experienced criminal injuries lawyer at no upfront cost to you. Under our No Win No Fee agreement you only pay a pre-agreed percentage of the compensation awarded if your case is successful.
Acid attack compensation
Acid attacks are violent crimes which can cause terrible suffering, serious disfigurement, long-term health issues or even death.
Where acid or corrosive substances are thrown onto the face or body of another person, the consequences are horrifying. These attacks can result in;
- Permanent scarring.
- Tissue damage.
- Extreme pain.
- Long-term breathing difficulties.
Everyday tasks such as eating or drinking, going to work or appearing in public can also prove distressing and the psychological effects can lead to catastrophic mental distress.
Specialists in acid attack claims
If you or a loved one has been injured in an acid attack, it may be possible to seek compensation for the pain or suffering caused. We can make the claim process straight forward so that you don’t have to worry about the implications of pursuing legal action.
Acid attack victims can experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and it is also common to suffer from:
- Panic attacks.
Our legal experts understand that in some cases, acid attacks have an impact on your ability to work and so you may be concerned about the financial cost of making a claim – this is why we offer a free consultation which allows you to discuss your experience and possible options available to you.
Claim damages for injury and loss of earnings
Our criminal injury lawyers can help if, as a result of an acid attack, you:
- Suffered a physical injury.
- Suffered a psychological injury.
Being awarded compensation does not require the perpetrator to be convicted. As long as the incident has been reported to the police, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) can provide compensation.
A settlement can help with loss of earnings and alleviate stress, so victims can focus on their recovery.
Ensuring you get the criminal injuries compensation you deserve
How to make an acid attack claim
Make a claim in six easy steps
Free Initial Advice
Call us, request a callback or complete our online claim form and we will assess whether we think you have a claim.
We will help you to decide how best to fund your claim. Usually we will be able to offer you a No win, No fee agreement.
Submit CICA application
We will gather details of your claim, complete and submit an application online.
Obtain Medical Records & Medical Reports
We will request copies of your medical records and gather evidence to support any loss of earnings claim.
The CICA will confirm whether they accept your claim and, if accepted, they will make an offer. We will assess the CICA’s decision and advise you whether it should be accepted, reviewed or appealed.
We will make submissions on your behalf in any appeal where we believe their decision or offer is incorrect.
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How can you help me with my acid attack compensation claim?
Whilst no amount of money can ever turn back the clock or heal the scars, the money you receive can help you to access therapy or counselling to help you cope better in the future.
The amount of acid attack compensation received will depend largely on the severity of any injuries and the circumstances in which they were sustained and whether you qualify for a loss of earnings payment.
For families and individuals who struggle to cope both financially and physically, a settlement can help to alleviate stress so victims can focus on their recovery..
How will Hudgell Solicitors help my CICA claim for compensation?
If you would like to make an acid attack compensation claim, Hudgell Solicitors can give you access to justice without any financial risks.
Established in 1997, our criminal injury lawyers are experienced at helping blameless victims of crime. All you need do is cooperate fully and provide us with accurate and honest information at all times to help us try to win your case, and you won’t have to pay a penny up front.
No matter what the outcome of your case may be, you’ll only pay an agreed percentage of any damages received.
Your initial consultation is free and you won’t have to pursue a case afterwards, but we believe speaking to us will enable you gather all the information needed to make an informed decision.
If you want to go ahead and we take on your case, the various funding options will be explained and we will advise you on the best way to seek legal redress.
Although claims can be made direct to CICA without legal representation, we advise seeking specialist help, as our lawyers are experienced in gathering evidence, such as calculating loss of earnings, to ensure the best possible compensation offer is made.
For confidential and expert advice from a solicitor specialising in criminal injury cases, get in touch today.
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