Awards for pain and suffering are based on a tariff and if your application was successful you would receive:

  • 100 % compensation of the Tariff amount for the most serious injury;
  • – plus 30 % of the Tariff amount for the second most serious injury;
  • – plus 15 % of the Tariff amount for the third most serious.

In addition you may be entitled to loss of earnings and certain special expenses.

To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

We can assist you with filling in the application; assessing any award proposed by the CICA; and assist with an application for a review where an application is rejected or the award is too low. The CICA do not pay for your legal charges, so we could offer to act on a contingency fee basis where a percentage of your award is withheld to pay for your legal costs. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

Yes and our team have succeeded in actions against a number of care homes for sub-standard care. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

The ability of the Defendant to meet any potential award of damages will obviously be a factor, but this can be discussed during the fee initial no obligation discussion. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

  1. The majority of cases are settled successfully without the need for a formal court hearing, but a small number of cases do go to trial. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

The majority of our cases are conducted on a no-win no-fee basis, so there will be no charge to you if the case is unsuccessful. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

There is a higher threshold to overcome when bringing a criminal prosecution, which if unsuccessful does not preclude your being able to bring a civil claim. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.

Whilst there is a limitation period governing claims of this nature, this time limit does not start to run until you reach the age of 18. If it is a Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority claim, then there is a very tight time frame of 2 years from the incident within which an application needs to be submitted. There are exceptions to the time limits which will vary depending on the circumstances of the case. You should seek advice as soon as possible. To discuss your individual circumstances please complete the request a call back form and we will call you.