What losses are not covered?

The following losses aren't covered:

  • Personal property loss or damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Crime scene clean-up
  • Relocation costs, living expenses or the costs of participating in a trial
  • Lost earnings by an injured person's family members
  • Injuries received while confined in a correctional facility
  • In traffic cases, crime victims' compensation is limited to the unpaid balance on funeral expenses after no-fault insurance pays

Note: These losses might be recoverable through court-ordered restitution as part of a convicted perpetrator's criminal sentence, or through the enforcement of a judgment obtained in a civil lawsuit against the wrongdoer.

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1. What is the Crime Victim Compensation Fund?
2. What compensation may be awarded?
3. What losses are not covered?
4. Where does the money come from?
5. Am I a "crime victim"?
6. Does the Crime Victim Compensation Fund only apply to "assault" victims?
7. What conditions apply to the Crime Victim Compensation Fund?
8. How do I file a claim?
9. What do I send with my claim?
10. When do I file a claim?
11. Do I need an attorney to file a claim?
12. Is my claim limited because I also have insurance?
13. What happens after a claim is filed?
14. How long does it take for my claim to be reviewed?
15. If my claim is denied, can I appeal?
16. Is my application confidential?