You must make a civil claim within three years of the negligent act, and you should contact a solicitor to help you.
You can make claims for a War Pension or Armed Forces compensation and negligence, but you cannot be compensated twice, as one claim will offset against the other.
Who can help?
The Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP), delivered by Citizens Advice Bureaux in Scotland, provides dedicated information, advice and support for the Armed Forces community. Visit the ASAP website for help with your civil claim.