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A brief guide to the changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)

Until November 26th 2012, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme awarded compensation to between 30,000 and 40,000 people each…

Criminal Injuries

Domestic Abuse

What is the same roof rule and who can claim?

For those who have suffered abuse at the hands of a family member or person…

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‘Same roof’ ruling will finally allow victims of abuse to claim compensation for their suffering

Today’s ruling that victims of crime who lived under the same roof as their attacker…

CICA | Criminal Injury Compensation

Twin victims of slavery denied compensation because of previous convictions

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme won’t pay out if an Applicant has serious criminal convictions.…

Mother of teenage girl ‘groomed’ by boxing coach warns that predators ‘groom parents too’ as victim is compensated

The mother of a teenage girl who was groomed by her boxing instructor has warned…

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Can I claim criminal injuries compensation for being assaulted?

Sadly, thousands of assaults and unwarranted physical attacks take place in the UK every year.…

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Victims of an assault or abuse need not always wait until criminal cases are complete to seek compensation

In our work representing innocent victims of crime and helping secure damages for the physical…

How long does a CICA claim take to pay out?

Before explaining how long a criminal injuries compensation claim takes, it is important to understand…

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Campaign to get rid of ‘same roof rule’ would give hundreds of abuse survivors access to justice

When someone is abused by a family member or a person living in the same…

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As Telford is latest city hit by a child abuse scandal the worrying question is how many more?

Comparisons are already being drawn to what happened in Rotherham following news of the latest…

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Safeguarding in Sport: Lawn Tennis Association investigation highlights increasing scrutiny on clubs and organisations

It has been reported this week that the president of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)…

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