Criminal Assault Compensation Claims
Anyone who has been the victim of a violent crime will know the devastating and traumatic effect it can have on your life. Your personality can alter, your health can suffer and your lifestyle can become completely different through no fault of your own. Sadly, in some cases, the impact of a criminal assault can sometimes result in life-long behavioural changes.
Should you, a family member or a friend suffer physical or psychological injuries due to a violent crime, it may be possible to recover assault compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) set up by the Government.
Even if the offender has not been caught or charged, or if the police are unable to identify the person responsible, our criminal assault lawyers will fight to secure the justice and compensation you’re entitled to.
Please download a copy of our Criminal Injuries Guide.
Specialists in Criminal Assault Claims
At Hudgell Solicitors, we understand the physical pain and emotional trauma victims suffer. Although you can pursue a criminal assault compensation claim with the CICA without legal assistance, our help and expertise may prove the difference between success and failure. To obtain free expert advice or start an assault claim, please get in touch today – we promise to handle your case with discretion and care.
- Any settlement you receive will be paid for by a central fund which is administered by the Government, funded by the general taxes we all pay, so there’s no need to feel guilty about making a claim for assault compensation.
- Your claim can also be taken up on a ‘No win, no fee’ basis, so there is no financial risk to you.
- Our specialist team of criminal assault lawyers boast a wealth of experience and have assisted with submissions to the CICA on behalf of victims from across England, Scotland and Wales.
The Law Society Accreditation is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest level of management and customer service standards. The schemes promote high standards in legal service provision and ensure that clients are easily able to identify legal practitioners with proven competency in given areas of law giving you added peace of mind when choosing a lawyer.
Making a Criminal Assault Claim
In the majority of cases, people who commit violent and criminal assaults do not have sufficient funds to meet any claim for compensation or the associated legal costs. The CICA was established to help innocent victims receive the support they need to get their life back on track.
Pursuing a claim for criminal assault compensation can sometimes be a daunting process. Legal procedures must be followed and the level of compensation awarded depends on the injuries inflicted and the circumstances in which the assault took place.
To obtain free expert advice or start an assault claim, please get in touch today – we promise to handle your case with discretion and care.
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How much will my claim cost?
At Hudgell Solicitors, all of our criminal assault and injury claims are funded on a ‘No win, no fee’ basis – so you can seek justice without any financial risks.
Providing that you give us honest and accurate instructions, and fully cooperate to help us try to win your case, you won’t have to pay a penny up front. Whatever the outcome of your case, you’ll only pay an agreed percentage of any damages received.
- Common Assault
- Assault causing actual bodily harm (ABH)
- Assault causing grievous bodily harm (GBH)
- Assault in a public place
- Assault in a prison
- Assault at work
- Domestic assault
- Assault by a security guard or ‘bouncer’
- Criminal assault
- Assault leading to fatality
- Assault with a weapon
- Sexual assault – any sexual contact without consent