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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 C. Francis O'Neill of O’NEILL INJURY SOLICITORS in Utley, Keighley
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Francis O'Neill is a Solicitor with over 20 years experience in dealing with the full range of personal injury cases. Those that have had their cases dealt with by him report that he is very easy to deal with and... Read more
Mr Andrew McGowan of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Brain injury lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Andrew is a Senior Associate at Irwin Mitchell. He has over 28 years' experience helping clients after they have suffered injuries as a result of an accident, with particular experience and expertise helping clients who have sustained serious life... Read more
Mr Richard Edwards of POTTER REES DOLAN in Manchester
Personal injury - Fellow
Richard, a Solicitor-Advocate and APIL Fellow, graduated from the University of Liverpool (the city of his birth) in 2002 with first class honours in law and from there studied at the college of law in Chester. He qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and... Read more
Mr James Wood of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
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
Ms Odette Tovey of NORRIE WAITE & SLATER SOLICITORS in Sheffield
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I specialise in all aspects of personal injury claims including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, trips slips and falls, product liability, criminal Injury claims, Untraced and Uninsured driver claims, children's claims, negligent care... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Before joining JMK in 2011 Sinead worked in general practice for 15 years on a wide variety of cases including personal injury litigation, road traffic accidents, accidents at work and clerical abuse claims. Sinead now works on high value litigation... Read more
Mr Gerard Stilliard of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator

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.