Compensation for Victims of Crime
If you have been a victim of a crime, such as:
- An assault;
- Sexual Assault; or
- Domestic violence
You may have several avenues to claim compensation for your injuries. If you have been a victim of crime you will be able to make a claim for Victims Compensation.
However, this may not be your only option to claim for compensation for your injuries.
You may also be entitled to claim compensation from the offender, personally.
Also, if you are a victim of a crime which has occurred in a public place, such as a pub or a nightclub, you may be entitled to claim compensation from the venue.
If you have been a victim of child abuse or sexual abuse whilst under the care of an organisation or person, such as:
- a person in a position of trust, such as a doctor, psychologist or care worker;
- the Department of Community Services, New South Wales;
- a religious organisation;
- a student of a public or private school,
You may be entitled to bring a claim for compensation for your injuries.
At RMB Lawyers, we understand how difficult it is for Victims of Crime to call us or step into our offices. We are experienced in these matters and always act with kindness and compassion.
If you are a victim of a crime and wish to discuss your claim on an obligation free basis, please email us via this website or contact our office on (02) 4228 8288 to speak to one of our specialist compensation lawyers.