Criminal Injury Compensation

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a government authority, established in 1964 to manage the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.


The CICA a government-funded compensation scheme, set up to compensate victims of crime and violence in England and Wales, subject to certain qualifying criteria.

If you or a family member have been the victim of any type of violence or physical attack you must contact the police immediately. Any delay in reporting the assault may have a negative affect on your entitlement to an award.

Our team can advise you in submitting and pursuing your claim, ensuring that you receive the correct compensation award for the injuries you sustain.

If you or a family member or friend would like FREE advice on a potential claim, please contact our specialist team on 0151 236 5000/0208 209 0166. Alternatively, you can e-mail us at or fill out our online contact form and we will contact you directly.

Please contact a member of our team:

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