Who is not eligible for victim compensation?

Published 03/20/2008 11:58 AM   |    Updated 03/20/2008 12:10 PM

Who is not eligible for victim compensation?

Persons not eligible for assistance from this fund include:


  • A victim who did not receive bodily injury as a result of the crime.
  • A victim of a hit & run accident
  • A victim who has engaged in misconduct that caused or contributed to the crime that led to their injury or death.
  • A victim who was injured while committing, attempting to commit, participating or attempting to participate in a criminal act.
  • A claimant whose net worth exceeds $200,000.
  • A victim who receives collateral source payments in excess of $15,000. (*Note: An award will be reduced by any collateral source income received.)
  • A claimant who fails to file an application within 180 days of the crime's occurrence. (*Note:  The Victim’s Compensation division may extend the filing period up to 2 years from the date of the crime's occurrence.)


See http://www.in.gov/cji for more information.


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