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If you were injured or became ill while serving in the armed forces (including the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, the British Army or the Royal Air Force), you can claim compensation. You can claim for any type of injury or illness you sustained as a result of your service and www.roselille.com you can also claim if you were injured during service-related activity (physical exercise, training, organised sport etc.).

If you were injured on or after the 6th April 2005 your claim will be considered under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS).  To qualify you must be:

  • A current or former member or the armed forces.
  • Applying no later that 7 years after the injury or illness, unless you are claiming for a 'late onset illness'

For more information please visit: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.

If your were injured before 6th April 2005 your claim will be considered under the War Pension Scheme (WPS).  There are no time limits for claiming under the WPS but you must no longer be serving in the armed forces.

The War Pensions scheme will remain in place for those who already had awards made under it by 6th April 2005, and to new claimants whose injury, ill-health or bereavement was caused by service before 6th April 2005. Click on the levitra canada link War Disablement Pension or call 0808 1914 218 for more information from Veterans UK.

Information for relatives of those who have died in service can be found at Veterans UK.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:10
 

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