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Have you suffered an injury or illness due to Service?

If you have a compensation claim arising from your Service the Legion can help you through the process. 

There are two ways to deal with this, depending on when your illness or injury happened:

On or before 5 April 2005 

We can help you claim under the War Pensions Scheme.

The Scheme is administered by the Ministry of Defence through the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency.

On or after 6 April 2005

We can help you claim under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.

The Scheme is administered by the Ministry of Defence through the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency.

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Has someone close to you died as a result of Service in the Armed Forces?

We can help you to claim any entitlement if you are the widow, widower, partner or dependant of someone who died as a result of Service in the Armed Forces.

For more information

For all enquiries, call us on 0808 802 8080 or email us at info@britishlegion.org.uk.

Note that we can also give you guidance and support if you're facing a Service inquest. Click here for more information.

Are you unhappy with your compensation award?

If you want to dispute a compensation decision - maybe you've been rejected or are unhappy with your award - the Legion can tell you what to do. We can also represent you at the appeal tribunal.

Click here for details.

Negligence

If you think the incident involved negligence it is possible that you could also make a claim for civil damages

Note that if you were the victim of assault or any crime of violence you should contact the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority within one year of the incident.

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