Fatal Claims


A qualifying relative of a person who has died as a direct result of sustaining a criminal injury

A qualifying relative is a person who at the deceased’s death was:

  • spouse or civil partner, living in the same household as the deceased;
  • the partner of the deceased who was living with them in the same household continuously for at least 2 years immediately before the date of death;
  • a person can satisfy the above two points even though they did not live with the deceased because of either persons ill health or infirmity;
  • the spouse or civil partner or a former spouse or civil partner who is financially dependent upon the deceased;
  • a parent of the deceased;
  • a child of the deceased.

The maximum award that can be made in CICA claims is £500,000. There are multiple types of payments available in fatal cases subject to the maximum.

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

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