Compensation recovery unit

Compensation recovery unit

Our compensation recovery unit e-learning provides a basic overview of how the compensation recovery unit works and how a claimant's state benefits will be recovered.

Our compensation recovery unit course is ideal for new starters in the personal injury sector and includes a quick reference guide to the CRU.
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Who is it for?

Recommended for anyone who handles claims.

Course content

E-learning overview

Claimants in personal injury claims may receive state benefits as a result of their injuries.

This e-learning looks at how the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) operates to recover these benefits from Defendants when a successful claim is made. The e-learning is an ideal and convenient introduction for anyone who has recently started work in the personal injury sector.


Our CRU e-learning covers:

  • Notifying the CRU
  • CRU repayable benefits
  • What a CRU Certificate is
  • Complex issues (interim payments, multiple compensators, structured settlements)
  • Personal Injury Trusts
  • Downloadable PDF quick reference guide to the CRU


After you have completed the course, you will know:

  • what the CRU does
  • which benefits must be repaid to the CRU in the event of a successful claim
  • which sums should be deducted from the Claimant’s compensation
  • how to notify the CRU of a new claim
  • what a CRU certificate covers
  • how to notify the CRU at the end of a claim


15 minutes


Trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants and claims handlers.

Quantum training suite

This bundle of 8 courses provides an introduction to valuing quantum in personal injury claims. 

You can purchase a licence for a single course or for our full quantum training suite.

If you have any questions on our quantum training suite, please contact us on

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