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The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (CICS) is a government-funded scheme administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). CICA makes financial awards to compensate people injured in England, Wales and Scotland as a result of violent crime. The injury can be physical, mental or both.
There are three possible types of CICA award:
If you are assaulted at work, you can apply for a CICA Award and also pursue a personal injury compensation claim. Get in touch with us for more information and support in making your claims.
Your application will only be considered if it is received on the prescribed CICA form within two years of the incident causing injury. This time limit will be extended only in very limited circumstances.
There is a general rule that any incident for which a claim is being made should be reported to the police straight away. If you don’t do you’re your application may be rejected.
You will need to prove that your injury was caused by the negligence of your employer. At Employee Rescue we believe that information is your friend. How to win your Workplace Personal Injury Claim is your essential step-by-step guide to making your personal injury claim for compensation of up to £25,000.00 to cover losses you have suffered as a result of an injury at work. These are called Employer Liability claims. The book takes you quickly and simply through essential information on;
You start your claim using the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability) Claims. The Employee Rescue Guide explains what you must prove, in order to be successful, such as;
Citizens Advice – Personal Injuries
Department for Work and Pensions – Compensation, Social Security Benefits and lump sum payments
This resource is published by Employee Rescue Limited. Please note that the information and any commentary on the law contained herein is provided for information purposes only. The information and commentary does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice. Employee Rescue accepts no responsibility for any loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of the material contained in this publication.
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