Fatal Injury Claims - Who can Make this Claim

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It’s difficult to lose a loved one at any time, but it’s particularly hard when they die in an accident that wasn’t even their fault. We understand that filing a compensation claim for the loss of your loved one might not be at the top of your mind right now.

However, these events demand unexpected expenses. For instance, the amount to be spent on the funeral, or if the partner is partially or fully reliant on the victim financially. We can help in dealing with these elements as you need professional advice in such delicate situations.

Our panel of experts can provide valuable guidance on your fatal injury claim. You can get compensated and can get your life back on track for this unfortunate event.

Major types of Fatal Accident Claims

You can apply for a fatal accident claim if the victim was not responsible for the incident. Even if they were partially at fault in the collision, this could still work in your favour.

Some examples of fatal injuries include,

  • Sporting accidents
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Fatal work accidents
  • Medical misdiagnosis
  • Road traffic collision
  • Industrial injuries
  • Criminal injuries

We completely understand, If you are not willing to push for a claim at this moment. But free legal advice will only enhance your knowledge regarding your compensation. Contact legal assist now.

Eligibility for a Fatal Accident Claim

If your loved one has died in an accident that wasn’t their fault, then you can apply for fatal accident compensation. However, the accident had to be 3 years old and the victim had in no way been involved in provoking the fatal accident.

Who can make a Fatal Injury Claim?

There are two types of people who can make a fatal injury claim for the deceased. The dependents of the fatal injury victim and the administrator of the deceased are eligible to make the claim. The dependents are:

  • Spouses
  • Partners (Prior to the accident, the couple must have lived together for two years)
  • Civil partners
  • Parents(step and adoptive parents are included)
  • Children(step-children are included)
  • Siblings
  • Grandparents

How much will you be compensated for a Fatal Accident Claim?

At this moment, it is impossible to calculate the actual amount of the compensation. We get hundreds of claims every week and they are unique in every sense. But after assessing your case and looking at all the minor and major details, we can set a bar which will help us approach your case in court.

No win No fee

Our panel of dedicated solicitors offers a ‘No Win No Fee’ service on Personal Injury, Housing Disrepair and Financial Claims. ‘ No Win No Fee’ is an agreement between you and your solicitor which means they will work for you without you having to pay anything upfront, or anything if your case is unsuccessful. 

Full terms and conditions will be included in your solicitors agreement. For more information visit our ‘No Win No Fee’ page.

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Why should I claim?

After the incident, you are left with a lot of pain and bills. These bills are expensive as they cover your treatment, transportation cost and injuries. But, the worst is yet to come as you are unable to attend work and won’t get paid for those days either.

Now let’s look at the other side, when you claim and our solicitors fight your case, you can get compensated for your medical and transportation bills, and also for the days you were not able to go for work. It is a fair deal and you deserve it.

How do I claim

The first step is to call us for a free consultation and we’ll review your case and understand how it should proceed. Then your case will be forwarded to a solicitor who is best suited for this area.

From here, you don’t have to worry about anything as our solicitor will work on your case, gather all the information and create a file that represents you and what you’ve been through, and that you were not the one at fault.

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