There are several reasons why you might consider using a Solicitor to help with your Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) claim:

  1. Expertise and Experience: Solicitors who specialise in personal injury claims, including CICA claims, have the knowledge and experience to navigate the complex legal process. They can provide you with valuable guidance on how to prepare your claim, what evidence is needed, and how to present your case to maximise your chances of success.
  2. Maximising Your Compensation: A Solicitor can help you to identify all of the losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of the crime, including physical and emotional injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other related costs. They can ensure that all of these losses are included in your claim, which can help you to maximise your compensation.
  3. Reduced Stress: Dealing with the aftermath of a crime can be a stressful and emotional experience. By using a Solicitor to handle your CICA claim, you can relieve some of the burden and focus on your recovery while your Solicitor handles the legal aspects of your claim.
  4. Improved Chances of Success: Having a Solicitor on your side can improve your chances of success in your CICA claim. Solicitors have a deep understanding of the legal requirements for a successful claim and can help you to present your case in the most effective way possible.

In summary, using a Solicitor to help with your CICA claim can provide you with expert guidance, maximise the award, reduce your stress, and improve your chances of success.