If you have been a victim of a crime in Western Australia you could receive compensation for your injuries under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act (2003) WA. Bradford Legal are experienced in criminal injury claims, the criminal injury compensation process and how to get you the very best results.
Compensation will be assessed based on your pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of income and/or medical expenses that have arisen as a direct result of the injuries you received from this crime. Incidental expenses including travel for medical treatment or damage of clothing can also form part of your compensation.
A close relative of a person killed as a result of an offence may also be able to claim compensation for some of the financial loss caused by the person’s death. Close relatives include a spouse, de facto partner, parent, grandparent, step-parent, child, step-child, or grandchild.
Being timely with seeking legal advice is recommended to ensure maximum compensation can be sought on your behalf. After the event has occurred, make sure you report the crime to the police and write down the name of the police officer and the report number.
If you’re unsure about what constitutes a criminal injury or how Bradford Legal can assist your criminal injury claim take advantage of our free consultation to discuss your needs and what suits you.
To begin your Criminal Injuries Compensation Claim, contact the award-winning Bradford Legal team today.