When should I file a claim? July 28, 2021 22:12 You should consider filing a claim as soon as possible, as there are time limitations on filing a claim. Related articles How do I file a claim against the Victims′ Compensation Fund? Who is eligible to make a claim? How do I make my weekly request for payment? What is the purpose of the Tort Victims′ Compensation Fund? Will there be any funds available to pay my claim if I am successful?