If you are punched, kicked, stabbed or shot, you have been physically assaulted. The CICA is a tax payer funded scheme, which entitles blameless victims of crime to receive compensation for assault.
In 2015 there were over 800,000 violent crimes in the UK, with almost half causing an injury to the victim.
|Apr ’04 to Mar ’05||Apr ’09 to Mar ’10||Jul ’13 to Jun ’14||Jul ’14 to Jun ’15|
|Violence against the person offences||845,673||699,011||666,891||830,289|
|Violence against the person – with injury||515,119||401,244||335,885||390,538|
|Violence against the person – without injury||329,686||297,147||330,481||439,182|
|Violence against the person rate per 1,000 population||16||13||12||14|
|Source: Police recorded crime, Home Office|
Provided the incident has been reported to the police, and you co operate with their investigations, you will be able to claim compensation for your injuries.
There are many different levels of compensation for assault, depending upon the seriousness of your injury.
We offer a guide as to how much compensation could be claimed with a quick reference assault compensation calculator. We have also designed a more comprehensive CICA compensation calculator to offer a guide on a wider range of injuries.
Here are some examples of the amounts of compensation you may be entitled to;
We are here to help you obtain the maximum compensation you are entitled to under the CICA compensation scheme. Call our helpful advisers to obtain free no obligation advice on whether you can make a claim. If you would like us to bring the claim for you, we will clearly explained what is involved and how are No Win NO Fee service operates.