After a crime or an accident
Being involved in an accident or being a victim of a crime may result in the need for help, support and advice. Offences should be reported to the police. The victim of a crime has the right to receive the necessary assistance and legal support.
Crisis help is usually organised immediately after a major accident. In addition to health care services, an individual who has been in an accident can obtain help from telephone helplines, mental health professionals and, for example, the Church. In addition to mental support, the victim may need help with legal matters. This is available from legal aid and law offices, for example.
In Finland, the Accident Investigation Board investigates all major aviation, rail and maritime accidents as well as any dangerous situations arising from these.
All of Finland
- Accident report
An accident report is completed if compensation is claimed on the basis of an accident.
Social Insurance Institution of Finland Kela
- Accident investigation
Air, water and rail traffic accident investigation. Also information on major accidents.
Accident Investigation Board
- If you become a victim of crime
A practical guide for those who become victims of crime. Information about the various stages of the legal process, legal assistance, compensation and support services in several languages.
Ministry of Justice