Dogs used as a weapon

Where you are unable to pursue a claim against a dog owner, if a dog was used with the intention to cause injury to a person, you may be able to submit a claim to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). CICA is a Government agency whose role is to compensate people who have been physically or mentally injured as a blameless victim of a crime.

We have a knowledgeable Criminal Injuries team who can pursue a claim for you, ensuring that any award you receive is appropriate for the losses and injuries you have incurred.


Under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme you may be able to recover:-

  • Compensation for your injuries, both mental and physical, under the CICA tariff system

  • Loss of earnings payments (from the first day of the 29th week, but not for the first 28 weeks)

  • Financial losses

  • Payments for fatal claims

We can act for you on a no win no fee basis so you do not have to worry about paying our costs (subject to our terms and conditions).

For your initial consultation get in touch with us today:

  • Call: Elizabeth West on

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