Criminal Injuries Compensation Southampton
We have a roster of personal injury solicitors who are specialists in helping victims of assaults and violent crime in Southampton and Hampshire. Criminal injuries compensation is one of the more frequent claims that we have to deal with. Due to their distressing nature, our panel solicitors are selected for their compassion and professionalism – plus because they work on a no win no fee* arrangement, all claimants can get access to the legal system.
In line with FCA Regulations, you are entitled to make a claim free of charge directly to the CICA, without the use of a solicitor. You have 2 years to file the claim, and the crime in Southampton must have be reported to the police before you apply. Our panel solicitors will charge a fee for providing advice and submitting your claim. This fee may be up to 25% of the claim value plus VAT. We will be able to inform you in more detail when you enquire on 02382 553 315^.
Criminal Injury Compensation in Southampton
Victims of a violent assault and criminal injury will typically be left distressed and can suffer from not just physical injury, but also psychological damage.
Our specialist criminal injury solicitors are compassionate and understanding, as well as having years of experience in pursuing and winning criminal injury compensation.
Can You Make a Criminal Injury Claim in Southampton?
Those seeking to make criminal injury claims in Southampton could have been hurt in a variety of circumstances, including the following (but not limited to):
- Victims of assault and violent crime
- Muggings, robberies, and burglaries
- Being assaulted whilst playing sports
- Road rage incidents
- Being assaulted by your partner, wife, husband, boyfriend, or girlfriend
- Being attacked by a complete stranger
- Your child being assaulted by other children
- Drunken violence at pubs, clubs, nightclubs, city and town centres
- Sexual assaults and rapes
Criminal Injury Solicitors for Southampton
We believe that people in Southampton and Hampshire deserve the best support possible if they have been the victim of crime, violence, and assault. People in Southampton have the right to access injury compensation through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) with support of a specialist solicitor or lawyer.
Our Southampton criminal injury solicitors will work on your behalf to make sure that you receive the most compensation possible under the current legislation. Working on a no win no fee* arrangement, it means you can relax whilst we do the hard work, and our lawyers will only be paid upon successful completion of a claim.
How Much Compensation for an Assault in Southampton?
Under the CICA scheme, most people who look to claim for criminal injuries compensation are those that have been individuals who have been physically assaulted, attacked, hit, or punched in an act of mindless violence. Whilst in the main Southampton and Hampshire are safe places to live and work in, you could end up in the wrong place at the wrong time – it can happen to anyone.
In most cases, the criminal injury compensation claim will arise from an alcohol-related incident. Most violent crime and assaults has links to alcohol.
Unfortunately, we are now seeing a rise of incidents involved children. If your child has been assaulted or attacked by another child in Southampton or Hampshire (including Winchester, Portsmouth, Reading, and Basingstoke) then you could be eligible for a compensation payout.
Call us for more information and a free consultation over the telephone.
Because each and every criminal injury claim is different, it will be assessed on individual merit. Our Southampton criminal injury claims solicitors will do that, and organise the process through CICA for you so you have the peace of mind that everything is being handled professionally and quickly.
To discuss criminal injury claims, if you have been the victim of a violent crime or assault in Southampton and Hampshire, call 02382 553 315^ now