Eligibility for CICA Compensation


A person may be eligible for an award of compensation should they meet the conditions set out within the Scheme. You may be eligible for compensation if:

  • You were the victim of a violent crime and sustained a qualifying criminal injury; (see tariff of injuries for qualifying injuries);
  • You are a qualifying relative of a person who died as a result of a violent crime; (see fatal cases for definition of qualifying relative);
  • The incident happened within the last 2 years (see exclusions to this rule within time limits).

The CICA has a thorough eligibility criteria which we can discuss with you.

All personal injury claims are pursued on a No Win No Fee basis so you can rest assured that there is no financial risk.

To begin a personal injury compensation claim or obtain further advice with no obligation contact Sintons 24/7.