Victims of Crime Compensation Office Claims in New Jersey
VCCO Claims Attorneys Serving New Jersey Since 1939
If you were the victim of a crime in New Jersey, or if your loved one was killed because of criminal activity, you could be eligible for compensation through the Victims of Crime Compensation Office (VCCO). Our team of New Jersey civil trial attorneys handles VCCO claims for our valued clients.
Contact Levinson Axelrod, P.A. to discuss your case.
Am I Eligible for Compensation through the VCCO?
You may be eligible for VCCO compensation if you were injured, suffered mental trauma, or lost a family member due to a crime. Individuals who suffered injury while trying to prevent criminal activity or while trying to help a police officer to make an arrest may also be eligible. The crime must be reported within nine months, and you must file your claim with the VCCO within three years of the date of injury or death.
Examples of crimes for which compensation may be provided by the VCCO include but are not limited to:
- Aggravated assault
- Threats of physical harm
- Murder / manslaughter
- Domestic violence
- Theft of an automobile
- Sex crimes
- Drunk driving
- All violent crimes
Our New Jersey VCCO Claims Attorneys Can Help You.
You could be eligible for compensation up to $25,000 per claim. Expenses that may be compensated through the VCCO include nursing case, loss of wages, loss of support, therapy, and counseling. In order to apply for compensation through the VCCO, you should submit a claim form. Be sure to follow all regulations.
If your VCCO claim is denied, you do have the right to request a hearing. Our attorneys at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. can assist you at any stage of the application or appellate process. We encourage you to contact our office if you have any questions or concerns. We have been representing clients throughout New Jersey since 1939. You can have confidence in us as we work hard to fight for you.
Call Levinson Axelrod, P.A.today for a free review of your case with our New Jersey VCCO claims lawyers.