Victims of horrendous crimes are not alone, your family friends and your solicitor are all there to support you through this difficult time.
Victims of crime can seek compensation for medical expenses, financial loss for example earnings, pain and suffering. If you do not know your attacker fear not ??" the government have put in place a criminal injuries compensation scheme which victims of crime may be eligible to claim under. As a victim of crime you should report any incidents of crime for which you may later need to be compensated should be reported to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. The criminal injury compensation scheme aims to compensate all victims of criminal injury ??" however, not all cases are presented in court in such a way as to allow for compensation to be awarded. It is for this reason that many criminal injury victims seek the assistance of a criminal injury lawyer.