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Criminal Injury Compensation

If you have been the victim of a crime and was injured during the incident, you may be able to claim criminal injury compensation. The compensation you receive is to help you move on from the

Holmes & Hills Solicitors has a large team of personal injury solicitors in Essex and Suffolk, with experts specialising in criminal injury compensation claims. Our specialists are experienced in successfully claiming compensation for victims of the following types of crimes:

Free initial advice on claiming criminal injury compensation

Our personal injury solicitors offer free initial advice to anyone thinking about making a criminal injury compensation claim. Call us on 01376 529299 and one of our lawyers will quickly tell you whether you may be entitled to claim compensation.

No win, no fee compensation claim advice

With Holmes & Hills, all accepted criminal injury compensation cases are operated on a no win, no fee basis. This means you will not pay anything if your criminal injury claim is not successful. If your criminal injury claim is successful, a small percentage of your compensation will go towards our legal fee. This percentage will be set at the start of your claim and capped at a maximum.

Specialist criminal injury claim solicitors

Holmes & Hills’ team of personal injury solicitors are recognised as experts in criminal injury compensation claims by The Legal 500 - an independent directory of the UK’s leading law firms. This means you can be sure the advice you get from our personal injury solicitors is some of the best available.

Your criminal injury claim lawyer will give give you expert advice from the very start of your claim, through to the day that you get your compensation. Your lawyer will build the strongest possible claim for criminal injury compensation on your behalf, so that you get the maximum amount of compensation for your injuries. Your solicitor will also keep you updated throughout the process and answer any queries you may have.

Time limits apply

You are only entitled to claim criminal injury compensation if you submit a claim for compensation within a given amount of time following the incident. Call us today on 01376 529299 to find out whether you are still entitled to claim compensation. It is best to get advice as soon as possible.

Frequently asked questions:

What if the person that attacked me hasn’t been convicted of, or even charged with the crime?

This will not necessarily prevent you from claiming compensation for your injuries sustained in the criminal attack. Call us on 01376 529299 for free initial advice on the specific circumstances of the incident that you were involved in and whether you may be entitled to criminal injury compensation.

Work highlights

  • Successfully representing a victim of a stabbing in a criminal injury compensation claim. An application was made on behalf of the client against the decision of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) who had originally assessed the client’s scarring as ‘not significant’ and therefore awarded a sum much lower than that which was later secured by Holmes & Hills personal injury solicitors.

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Kamila Jaskula
Kamila Jaskula

Litigation Executive in Personal Injury Team
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