Types of Claims

Assaults and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority by Daniel Menell

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, or CICA, pay compensation to eligible applicants who have been the victim of a violent crime. Of course, the injured party could take civil proceedings for personal injury against the assailant for compensation, but often the identity of the assailant is not known, and those who can be identified often do not have sufficient means to make a civil claim worthwhile.

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Can I still claim compensation if I was not wearing my seat belt? by Alex Dallimore

Yes is the answer. It is a common misconception that you are not entitled to claim compensation for personal injury if you were not wearing a seat belt at the time of a road traffic accident.

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Low Speed Collisions by Robert Shipp

If you have an accident claim and wish to seek compensation for personal injuries arising from a car accident you may find you come up against an insurance company attempting to argue that the speeds at which the vehicles were travelling were so low that it was scientifically impossible for a person in the car to suffer injury.

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Tripping Accidents by Dean Talbot

Many accident claims will result from people tripping or slipping either on the pavement, in the road, or even on private premises. There are two main areas of law which govern these types of accidents. The first is the Highways Act 1980, and the second is the Occupiers Liability Act 1957.

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