Assault Victim's Compensation Reduced Because Of Alcohol Use

The British papers are abuzz this morning with a sickening story of sexual assault, alcohol and insensitivity. Helen, a 25-year-old beauty therapist in London, saw the £11,000 awarded to her in the aftermath of her rape by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) reduced by 25% because she had been drinking… » 8/12/08 9:30am 8/12/08 9:30am