Criminal Injury Compensation – Case Studies

Compensation for violent assault

Gary’s story Gary came to Barratts solicitors in early 2017 after he had suffered a brain injury during an assault. A previous client who had also sustained serious brain injuries in an assault recommended us.

Compensation secured for client after his mother was murdered.

Ed Myers was recommended to the sister of our client because of his specialist criminal injury compensation experience. Sadly our client was only 9 years old when his mother was killed after an unprovoked and violent attack by his father.

Successful appeal against CICA award for brain damage

John (name changed for confidentiality)  came to Barratts solicitors in early 2017 after a previous client recommended us to him. Sadly John had become involved in an argument outside a hotel in Nottingham one Friday evening. The next thing John knew he was in intensive care in the Queen’s Medical Centre.

Bomb Victim’s Criminal Injury Compensation Claim

When a bomb went off in a pub in Soho, London, it caused severe injuries to many. We were able to secure compensation for some of those injured through the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority.

Compensation Claim for Kevin’s Serious Injuries

Kevin suffered serious injuries following an assault. We helped him claim £670,000 compensation

CCTV Footage Helps to Secure Compensation

Bob was a 21 year old student on a visit to Nottingham to celebrate his friend’s 21st birthday. During the evening they visited a local nightclub. Whilst he and his friends were enjoying themselves, a fight broke out between two groups of young men. Neither Bob nor his friends knew any of these men but […]

Attempted Murder Results in Significant Injuries and Compensation

Colin was assaulted in March 2008 and he suffered significant injuries. The Defendant drove a car into Colin in a deliberate assault and used the vehicle as a weapon.

Significant Compensation for Criminal Injuries

Tom was 21 when he was the victim of an unprovoked assault. He was attacked in the street in October 2004 and taken to hospital. Tom suffered a traumatic brain injury in the attack and he stayed in hospital for over 3 weeks before he was discharged.

Injuries Suffered After Drinking Fake Alcohol

A 23 year old British backpacker died after consuming poisonous alcohol sold as Gin in Indonesia. This has raised the awareness of the dangers of fake alcoholic drinks which often contain very high levels of poisonous methanol and other toxic ingredients.

Barratts Successful in Appeal for Criminal Injuries Compensation

Jimmy submitted an Application for Criminal Injuries Compensation after he had suffered a nasty injury to his hand. He was injured while he was attempting to breakup a fight at a Christmas party. Someone recommended that he should talk to Barratts and he met us in 2008.