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Assault or abuse compensation lawyers

Assault or abuse

If you are the victim of a physical crime in the UK, there are three different ways you can make a personal injury claim for compensation. You can make a claim against the perpetrator directly (though ensuring compensation is paid can be difficult), you can make a claim against your employer or organisation responsible for your care, and finally you can make a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).

A specialist assault and abuse lawyer will be able to advise you on which options are available to make a compensation claim. There is no need to wait for a successful criminal prosecution in order to make a claim. For Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority claims you need to claim within two years of the crime being committed, so we recommend you make contact with a lawyer as soon as possible.

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Mr Graeme Bradshaw of HOLDENS SOLICITORS in Lancaster
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Nicola Hilton of JOHNSON & GAUNT in Banbury
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Robert Williams of GHP LEGAL in Wrexham
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Luke Daniels of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Birmingham
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Natasha Fairs of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in London
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Natasha is an associate solicitor in the serious injury and child abuse team in Irwin Mitchell’s London office.  She has a varied case load specialising in claims following accidents at work, road traffic accidents, public liability... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I qualified as a solicitor in 1990, joined Digby Brown LLP in 2000 and was made partner in 2005. In 2009 I took charge of the Union department, working for amongst others the GMB in Scotland, servicing the legal needs of over 60,000 Union members in for... Read more
Mr Marc Turner of FAVELL SMITH & LAWSON SOLICITORS in Sheffield
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Marc Turner - Favell Smith and Lawson Solicitors - Northchurch Business Centre , 84 Queen Street,Sheffield.S1 2DW Contact tel number : 0114-272-4381 Email : marc.turner@favells.co.uk Head of Personal Injury Department Qualified 1st August... Read more
Mr Paul Durkin of SWITALSKIS SOLICITORS LTD in Wakefield
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Alison Underhill has over 25 years experiance of seeking compensation on behalf of those who have been injured in accidents or as a result of negligent medical treatment. She has been a Member of the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel since 1994... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Sam is an Associate in Osbornes' Catastrophic Injury Department, who specialises in complex and high value claims, including brain and spinal injuries, fatalities, loss of limbs and severe psychiatric harm. Sam qualified as a Solicitor in 2011... Read more

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

 

Compensation may be awarded for the following

  • Physical injury
  • Psychological or psychiatric damage
  • The cost of treatment and rehabilitation
  • Loss of earnings

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.