The scheme falls into three categories:
Category 1 –
You were detained at Medomsley for 3 months or less and will receive a payment of compensation in the sum of £1750.00;
Category 2 –
You were detained at Medomsley for more than 3 months and will receive a payment of compensation in the sum of £2500.00;
Category 3 –
The Claimant has provided medical evidence to show that they sustained a lasting physical or psychological injury as a direct result of their treatment at Medomsley will receive a payment of compensation between £3000.00 and £5000.00
For an injury to be accepted as a ‘lasting injury’ the injury must have been persisted for a significant period of time beyond the period of detention and includes injuries such as, fractures, dislocations, scarring, depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is necessary to have medical evidence to support the physical injury or psychiatric injury, which has been suffered.