Criminal injuries

Buckles’ team of personal Injury lawyers has many years’ experience in claims for compensation for the victims of crime. We will act for any claimant on a no win no fee agreement, ensuring every claimant can feel free to pursue a claim with peace of mind.

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) was established in 1964 to manage the criminal injuries compensation scheme in Britain. It is responsible for the administering of criminal injury compensation to those who have been injured as a result of crime. Since its introduction, it has provided some tangible acknowledgement of society’s sympathy for innocent victims of violent crime.

The CICA can award anything from £1,000 up to £5,000, The most recent statement of the CICA puts the number of yearly UK criminal injury claims at 76,000 applications resulting in over £200 million being paid out to victims.

The scheme may pay compensation even if the offender is not convicted of the crime causing your injury and even if the offender is not identified or caught.

If you think you have a case and could claim compensation for a criminal injury or require further assistance, contact us on 01733 888911.