CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION AUTHORITY V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION APPEALS PANEL – IRENE LAMB  EWCA Civ 1433 This was a judicial review case. The Applicant (Irene Lamb) had been assaulted in around 1998 by three people after a dispute over car parking. She was awarded £2500 by the CICA for an injured back, but made no claim for any disabling mental disorder. In July 2006, the Applicant applied to the CICA to re-open her claim, stating that her psychiatric condition had progressively deteriorated as had her back.Full report here.
SS v CICA & FTT (SEC)  UKUT 410 (AAC) (16 November 2010) The Applicant was injured in an incident that occurred in October 2000. He was a taxi driver. A passenger who said that he was going into his house to get the money to pay the fare returned to the taxi and instead pushed a 12” bread knife through the open driver’s-side window. The applicant was able to grasp the knife with his left hand to protect himself. The assailant then pulled the knife back, causing a laceration to the left hand, which required six or seven stitches. The Applicant applied for compensation in December 2000.Full report here.
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