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No win, no fee acid attack CICA claims

No win, no fee

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.

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Acid attack compensation

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.
  • Blindness.
  • Deafness.
  • 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

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:

  • Anxiety.
  • Depression.
  • Flashbacks.
  • Panic attacks.
  • Nightmares.

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

Claiming damages

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.


How to make an acid attack claim

How to make a claim

Make a claim in six easy steps

Step 1

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.

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Step 2


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.

Step 3

Submit CICA application

We will gather details of your claim, complete and submit an application online.

Step 4

Obtain Medical Records & Medical Reports

We will request copies of your medical records and gather evidence to support any loss of earnings claim.

Step 5

Negotiate Settlement

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.

Step 6


We will make submissions on your behalf in any appeal where we believe their decision or offer is incorrect.

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Alternatively, call us now on 01482787771

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Our client reviews

We’re always committed to getting the optimum outcome for you.

Hudgells have handled my claim brilliantly. From start to finish their solicitors have been professional and efficient. Great communication. Would highly recommend.
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Fantastic service. Rang based on an enquiry for advice relating to an on-going legal situation and received excellent clear advice and would definitely recommend this firm.
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Since Elizabeth Maliakal took over my case for medical negligence. I am pleased to say her service was outstanding. Her communication was excellent. She was always up to date and made sure to keep in touch with me regularly. Elizabeth made sure I understood what was happening and always answered my questions in depth. Coming from a foreign background, I struggle to articulate my thoughts and feelings because of the language barrier, but Elizabeth worked her way around this. I am grateful for all her hard work. Thank you to Elizabeth Maliakal and Hudgell Solicitors.
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Darrel Fuentebaja
Thank you to Hudgell Solicitors particularly Sarah Moore who was assigned to my case. I was kept well informed throughout the whole process via email and phone, and always received a prompt reply to any questions that I had. It took a long time for my case to come to close for various reasons but never during this time did I feel rushed or pressured into making a decision. Sarah was very empathetic and supported me throughout with her excellent level of knowledge and professionalism. Thank you again.
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Chris Trousdale was the one of the youngest miscarriages of justice victims as a result of the Post Office Horizon scandal.
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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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