Benefits & Limits

Available Benefits

  • Loss of earnings or support
  • Certain funeral expenses
  • Responsible medical, drug, counseling, and rehabilitation expenses
  • Child care for a gainfully employed victim or spouse (but not both), or the surviving spouse of a deceased victim

Compensation Limits

  • Total recovery not to exceed $25,000
  • Loss of wages up to $200 a week
  • Child care limited to $50 per week per minor child and may not exceed $125 a week for three or more children
    • A claimant may be required to reimburse the compensation fund if the victim receives restitution from the offender or is awarded money in a civil suit.

Other Benefit Sources

There are no payments for losses covered by other sources, including but not limited to:
  • Health insurance
  • Sick leave paid by an employer
  • Disability insurance
  • Worker's compensation
  • Social Security