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Can Victims of Violent Crimes Get Financial Compensation?

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on April 15, 2024

Dealing with the aftermath of a violent crime can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to face it alone. In Texas, victims of such heinous acts and their families have avenues to seek compensation for suffering, including court-ordered restitutions and the Texas Crime Victims’ Compensation Program. You also have the right to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim or lawsuit against the criminal who hurt you and anyone whose negligent behavior contributed to the harm you have suffered.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Crime Victims’ Compensation Program

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on February 12, 2020

Because Marc Lenahan has been representing victims of crime for over two decades — terrorism, mass murder, DWI, child abuse imagery, homicide, criminal conspiracy, and too many others — we’ve worked closely with the good people at the Crime Victims Compensation Program over and over.

You may have never heard of the Crime Victim’s Compensation Program (CVC), but it is an incredibly important piece of Texan history and law. Started in 1979 by the Texas Legislature, the CVC is managed by the Office of the Attorney General. It was created with two primary goals in mind.

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