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Anthony Mitchell sentenced to 21 years imprisonment

Author Sam Robson | Post 26th Feb 2015 at 19:27 | 2759 views

Former Devon football coach now jailed On 26th February 2015, 76 year old Anthony Mitchell was sentenced at Exeter Crown Court to 21 years imprisonment for sexually abusing two boys in th... more

Are Sexual Offences on the Increase?

Author Sam Robson | Post 24th Feb 2015 at 19:38 | 1450 views

The latest crime figures reveal sexual offences are on the increase The National Statistics Office (NSO) compiles statistics from a wide range of data sources and publishes that data annu... more

Can a Local Authority recover damages for a child with foetal alcohol syndrome?

Author Sam Robson | Post 07th Nov 2014 at 18:17 | 1549 views

Can a child obtain compensation from the CICA for injuries caused by its mother whilst pregnant? A claim against the CICA has been brought by a Local Authority who now cares for a child who su... more

CICA faces criticism over interpretation of consent

Author Sam Robson | Post 24th Jul 2017 at 11:47 | 979 views

The CICA and Criminal Consent The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority or CICA is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. It is funded by the taxpayer and its purpose is to administer c... more
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Court rules no compensation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Author Sam Robson | Post 04th Dec 2014 at 15:27 | 1114 views

CICA avoids pay out for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome  In 2007 a girl was born with foetal alcohol syndrome. It was her mother’s second pregnancy and the mother was well aware of the risk... more

Have you suffered a violent crime abroad?

Author Sam Robson | Post 11th Feb 2015 at 09:26 | 1593 views

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme Abroad What happens if you are a victim of a violent crime outside Great Britain?  Clearly the first step will be to seek medical attention and make s... more
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How can I appeal my CICA award?

Author Sam Robson | Post 16th Nov 2014 at 17:26 | 7730 views

How do I challenge my CICA Award? The CICA Decision If you have been the victim of a violent crime you may be entitled to compensation from the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (known... more

How to apply for compensation if you have suffered domestic violence

Author Sam Robson | Post 15th Apr 2015 at 10:49 | 5899 views

Victims of domestic violence can gain compensation Data published by Woman’s Aid reveals one incident of domestic violence is reported to the police every minute.  The statistics fu... more

How to make a CICA claim

Author Sam Robson | Post 30th Oct 2014 at 15:56 | 2506 views

How to make a CICA claim?   Injury specialist solicitor Samantha Robson talks about eligibility under the 2012 CICA Scheme The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (or CICA) i... more

How to re-open a CICA claim

Author Sam Robson | Post 21st Oct 2014 at 12:49 | 3383 views

Can I re-open my CICA claim? Abuse specialist solicitor Samantha Robson talks about re-opening a CICA on medical grounds The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a little known gov... more

Judicial Review of the 2008 CICA scheme helps time limits for abuse victims

Author Sam Robson | Post 31st Mar 2015 at 19:09 | 3094 views

Judicial Review of the 2008 CICA Scheme timelimits should help childhood sexual abuse victims The Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (“CICA”) administers the payment of compens... more

Reforms needed within the CICA Scheme

Author Sam Robson | Post 08th Feb 2019 at 19:46 | 147 views

Victims Commissioner recommends reforms to the CICA Scheme Baroness Newlove, Victims’ Commissioner (VC) for England & Wales has commissioned a report into the Operation of the Crimin... more
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Reopening CICA claims

Author Sam Robson | Post 30th Oct 2017 at 19:37 | 1174 views

Re Opening a CICA Claim and including Loss of Earnings Under the current 2012 Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”) Scheme, an Applicant can make a claim for Loss of Earning... more

Reporting Sexual Abuse to the Police

Author Sam Robson | Post 16th May 2018 at 11:00 | 365 views

Reporting Sexual Abuse to the Police In the year ending March 2017 there were well over 100 child sex offences reported to the police each and every day.  In fact official statistics record so... more

Same Roof Rule Overturned

Author Sam Robson | Post 24th Jul 2018 at 18:38 | 609 views

The Same Roof Rule Overturned Since 1979, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (“CICA”) has operated the “Same Roof Rule”.  It has been held to be an unfair,&nb... more