Blog Category: Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

CICA is the body in charge of cases when a person is injured by criminal activity, such as assault.

Big changes to Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme

November 27th 2012 saw the launch of a new scheme for criminal injuries compensation in England, Scotland & Wales.  The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, a government funded body based in Glasgow (with offices in London) has been available to help the innocent victims of criminal assaults by providing some level of compensation settlement. Unfortunately, it would seem that yet another […]

Girl stabbed 23 times receives less than £19,000 in compensation

Jessica Knight, 16, was stabbed 23 times during a frenzied attack in January last year and was left fighting for her life. After all of this, she only received £18,895 from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). Her assailant, now serving a life sentence, was identified as Kristofer Beddar, 22, who attacked Jessica with a lock knife. A passing cyclist, […]

Assault Victim? Win the fight for justice

One of the best things about working in Personal Injury Claims Management is knowing that the work that we do on behalf of our accident claim clients is going to go some way towards helping them overcome the hardship caused to them. It is satisfying when we learn that a client has successfully pursued their claim for compensation and been […]

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