Victims of crimes who suffer from physical injuries as a result of a crime may be eligible for state compensation to cover medical expenses, psychological counseling, partial loss of earnings, or funeral expenses which were incurred as a result of their victimization.
Qualifications for Criminal Injuries Compensation
The crime occurred in Virginia and resulted in physical injury or death.
The crime was reported to law enforcement within 120 hours after it happened unless good cause for delay is shown.
The victim cooperated with law enforcement and was willing to prosecute in court.
The value of the claim, not paid by other sources, must be at least $100.
The crime did not involve a motor vehicle accident unless it was a result of a violation of the Drunk Driving Statute or the injuries were intentionally inflicted.