A criminal assault claim for compensation may be made by anyone who suffers an unprovoked attack and is injured. The injury must last for several weeks and be recorded on medical records. In addition the assault must be reported to the police within 48 hours.
Unfortunately, every year there are thousands of unprovoked attacks which mean the unsuspecting person is suffering due to the aggression of another person. If this has happened to you, then a no win no fee assault claim may be possible.
There are various occasions in which an assault happens including
- Attacked by a partner or ex partner at home
- Assaulted in an unprovoked attack in the street
- Glassed or punched in a pub or club
- Assaulted in a public park
Some of the main injuries suffered from an unprovoked assault are
A broken nose, an eye socket injury, a broken jaw, a shattered cheek bone, a broken hand, wrist, arm, shoulder, collar bone and soft tissue injuries.
Whatever the cause, if you are unsure if a claim for assault can be made, for free claims advice please contact us on 0800 814 0014 or click: Unprovoked Assault Claim.
A claim for assault can be made by anyone who suffers an unprovoked attack and suffers injuries which need medical attention and last for around eight weeks. All injuries must be recorded on medical records so a visit to the doctors or hospital is required. In addition, the injury from assault and details of the unprovoked attack must be reported to the police within 48 hours.
Claim for assault which is an unprovoked attack
The main injuries from assault which are claimed for include, broken bones in the wrist, arm, leg, ankle and nose. Soft tissue injuries including ligament and tendon damage as well as severe cuts which need stitches and cause a scar can be claimed for.
If you have been attacked and wish to claim for assault on a no win no fee basis, contact us as soon as possible following the attack. There are strict timescales in which a claim for assault may be made.
We can be contacted on 0800 814 0014 or by clicking: Injury Compensation Claim for Assault.
If you have been assaulted outside a nightclub and injured as a result, as long as the attack was not provoked you may be legally entitled to pursue a claim for being assaulted outside a nightclub, with the help of the Accident Advice Bureau.
We have recently accepted such case where our client was standing outside a nightclub in Manchester at approximately 4am. Whilst standing there he was chatting to a couple of girls, when in an unprovoked attack he was punched in the face. The attacker then quickly left the scene.
The man later went to hospital who diagnosed a broken jaw. He went on to spend a few days in hospital for treatment.
The incident was reported to the police the day after the attack and the victim is due to give a full statement at a later date, as he is currently unable to talk properly due to his broken jaw.
If you have been assaulted in a pub, nightclub or any other public place whilst enjoying a night out, as long as the attack was unprovoked and you were injured as a result, you may be able to a make a claim for your injuries.
Contact us today to discuss the circumstances which lead to you being assaulted.
Call 0845 10 88 333 or click: Assaulted outside a nightclub injury claim.
If you live, work or were just visiting the area of Stevenage and were injured as a result of being assaulted it may be possible to make a criminal assault claim in Stevenage with the help of the Accident Advice Bureau.
We recently accepted such a case where our client was at his girlfriends house enjoying a party. He went outside to say goodbye to a few people who were leaving the party in a taxi. As he had said goodbye to his friends in the taxi a few people approached him and asked if they could go into his girlfriend’s house and join the party, to which he said no. The clients girlfriend also joined him to make it clear to them they were not welcome in.
It was at this point that our client was hit with a bottle over his head and also with a metal bar over his face. As a result he was knocked unconscious in what was a totally unprovoked attack.
The police and ambulance services were called and at hospital he had his cuts glued. He has now given a full statement to the police who are now prosecuting his attackers. To this day the victim is left with scars to his face, neck and above his eyebrow.
He later contacted us to ask for our help in making a criminal assault claim in Stevenage for injury compensation.
Call us today to discuss your assault claim circumstances or click: Criminal assault claim in Stevenage.