Acid Attacks Compensation Claims Information

Unfortunately, acid attacks still occur in the UK. They are normally deliberate and planned attacks against a particular person. These assaults can be life threatening and cause long-term or permanent cosmetic damage. They can also be extremely painful and lead to serious psychological conditions. Anxiety and depression are common conditions developing from any kind of acid attack in the UK. If you’ve been the victim of any assault using acid, or other harmful chemicals, get in touch with our team today.

What are Acid Attacks?

An acid attack is any kind of assault which involves the use of a harmful or toxic chemical. They are extremely serious assaults which can cause long-term injury. They can also be life threatening. The severity of the injuries will depend on the type of chemical used in the attack. It can also depend on where the acid impacts your body and the amount of the harmful chemical used.

Chemical assaults are, unfortunately, extremely common and cause a range of serious health conditions. The effects of the acidic substance on the body are immediate and permanent and will inevitably cause long-term psychological and social problems. In the worst cases, an acid attack can leave the victim permanently deaf or blind. It is also possible that they can lead to serious breathing difficult and make the injured person unable to eat or drink.

How Much Compensation Could I Get for Acid Attack Claims in the UK?

The amount of compensation that you will receive following any acid attacks will depend on the severity of your injuries. The more severe and long-term your injuries, the more compensation you will be entitled to. You will be able to claim for the pain and suffering you’ve been forced to undergo, in addition to loss of wages and potential wages. You can claim for any long-term or permanent health conditions you’ve been left with following the assault.

Why Do Acid Attacks Happen in the UK?

There are many reasons why chemical assaults occur in the UK. They are rarely random but are instead an easy way of causing incredible pain to another person. They can leave a person permanently damaged. Hazardous chemicals are also easy to obtain.

Who Commits Acid Attacks?

Acid attacks can be committed by anyone. They are normally committed against a specific target, by someone they already know. Chemical assaults are also used by thieves to quickly disable their target, allowing them to steal and escape extremely quickly.

Acid Attacks Compensation Claims Calculator

Unfortunately, acid attacks still happen in the UK and they can happen to anyone. If you have been a victim, it’s very likely that you will be able to claim compensation. If you’re wondering about how much money you could be entitled to, use Tylers’ simple acid attack compensation calculator below!

Minor to Serious Facial Scarring Compensation Amounts
If any chemical assault has caused permanent damage to your face. This could include anything from minor scarring (only noticeable on close inspection) to severe scarring which is visible from a great distance.
£1,300 to £50,000
Facial Scarring (Male) Compensation Amounts
If any chemical assault has caused permanent damage to your face. This could include anything from minor scarring (only noticeable on close inspection) to severe scarring which is visible from a great distance.
£1,300 to £50,000
Facial Scarring (Female) Compensation Amounts
If you’ve suffered an acid attack which has caused you to suffer minor to serious facial scarring. This can range from minor scars which are only visible on close inspect to severe scarring (cosmetic injuries which are visible from a significant distance).
£1,300 to £74,000
Psychological Damage Compensation Amounts
If the injuries you’ve sustained as a result of the assault have caused you any kind of psychological condition. This can include anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns. Psychological damage can be a serious problem to all kinds of people. In many cases, it can make you nervous at all times, stop your from being able to work, social and even prevent you from leaving the house. This can also include minor to severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
£1,170 to £88,000

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kinds of Chemicals are Used in Acid Attacks?

Harmful chemicals are used in acid attacks. Unfortunately, these substances are widely available. Some of the most common chemicals used include:

  • Sulphuric Acid.
  • Nitric Acid.
  • Hydrochloric Acid.

Other chemicals are already found in the household, such as:

  • Bleach.
  • Pesticides.
  • Strong/Industrial Cleaning Products.

What are the After-Effects of an Acid Attack?

An acid attack can cause long-term, permanent damage to the victim. Some of the most serious after-effects include:


  • Permanent Cosmetic Damage.
  • Potential Blindness and Deafness.
  • Breathing Difficulties.
  • Inability to Eat or Drink.
  • Permanent Scarring.
  • Psychological Issues, including Depression/Anxiety.
  • Permanent Social Implications

Why Choose Tylers Solicitors for Acid Attacks Claims in the UK?

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of personal injury claims following any kind of acid attack in the UK. Our no-win, no-fee legal team can help you to claim for the compensation you need to move on with your life. The money you receive will not turn back the clock, but it can be essential in helping you to move on.

Whether you’ve suffered an acid attack leaving you with serious scarring or you witnessed an attack leaving you with psychological conditions, get in touch with our team today. We can help you to make a compensation claim against the person/people responsible for your injuries. The injuries you’ve sustained following a chemical assault can be permanent. As such, getting the compensation you are entitled to is absolutely essential.

Am I Eligible to Make an Acid Attacks Compensation Claim?

If you’ve suffered any kind of chemical assault, get in touch with our team today. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation you deserve. Whether you were the victim of a random attack or were assaulted by someone that you know, get in touch with our team today.

The experienced team at Tylers can get you the compensation that you are entitled to. Whether you’ve suffered minor or significant scarring, you could be entitled to compensation. You could use the money to pay for cosmetic surgery or, if the assault has left you unable to work, you could receive enough to keep you comfortable for years to come

Need more information? Don’t worry, Lee Kirton or one of our other professional claims solicitors will advise you along the way

Call today on 0800 699 0079 to start your compensation claim!

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We Accept Nationwide Acid Attacks Compensation Claims

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we are proud to offer a complete range of legal services, including acid attacks compensation claims. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts are just a phone call away from helping you to start your claim for compensation. For more information, don’t hesitate to call us directly on 0800 699 0079. Alternatively, you can also email any questions or concerns you might have through our simple online contact form. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.