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I have been awarded 1000 compensation by court order as i was

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I have been awarded 1000 compensation by court order as i was a victim of a knife attack. the defendant pleaded guilty and is the one to pay me. do i still qualify for other compensation?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, how bad was the injury?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it cut through my earlobe and a 5 and a half long cut down my neck, i received 13 stitches.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my doctor also perscribed me beta blocker and citalapram as it was my neigbour who did it which i have found hard to deal with as he is just next door
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i have photos of when it just happened, but not of the stitches
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
Is this the order of a civil or a criminal court?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's was Portsmouth crown court he pleaded guilty to gbh without intent.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So criminal
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
What financial loss did you suffer?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
£125 wages, £48 on perscribed medication. i have also moved house so have had to pay for Soliciters stamp duty and selling costs which is in the 1000s as I can't live next door to him
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
Why did you lose wages? Im afraid you cannot claim for the move.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I could not work due to risk of infection as I work as a fabricator and it is a dirty environment. I was contracting at the time so no work ment no pay, the perceived medication was beta blocker and anti depressant me I was perscribed as a result of the attack