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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Fatal accident claims

    Fatal injury compensation claims

    It’s a sad fact of life that fatal accidents do happen, leaving friends and family members devastated. But if a fatal accident is someone else’s fault, the deceased’s family may be able to make a fatal injury compensation claim. Fatal accidents There are many ways in which somebody could be killed at home or at….

    Compensation for fatal collisions

    Losing a family member or loved one in a motor accident is a devastating and traumatic time for anyone to have to go through. This is made all the more difficult to deal with when someone else was at fault for the accident, and this can often lead to the family feeling anger and resentment….

    Compensation for fatal industrial oven incidents

    An industrial oven is an essential piece of equipment for some businesses. However, there have been situations in which this piece of equipment has ended someone’s life. While fatal industrial oven incidents are fortunately very rare, they can ruin many lives. Not only do one or more people lose their lives when trapped inside the….

    Agricultural fatal injury claims

    The number of agricultural fatal injury claims has risen in recent years; in fact, several people die annually as a direct result of fatal injuries in farming, horticulture and other related industries in the agricultural field. If you have suffered the tragedy of losing a loved one in such circumstances and wish to initiate proceedings….

    Scaffolder fatality

    A scaffolder fatality is, unfortunately, not uncommon. Construction jobs are amongst the most dangerous jobs in the UK, recording 156 major injuries per 100,000 workers. Construction accounted for 39 fatalities in 2012/13. Self-employed workers are twice as likely as employees to be killed in an accident. Dairy Crest Limited was fined £105,000 after a scaffolder….

    Fatal accidents

    Fortunately, fatal accidents are relatively rare, especially here in the UK. However, when they do occur they can have a profound effect on the people who are left behind and more often than not leave a trail of destruction in their wake. In some cases the accident my leave the victim critically injured, perhaps in….

    Compensation for fatal factory accidents

    Losing a loved one in a fatal industrial accident is one of the worst things that could happen, and in the aftermath of fatal factory accidents, many families suffer financially. Your finances may not be foremost in your mind, but paying your rent, mortgage and household bills is still important. Instead of lying awake worrying….

    Compensation for fatal workplace accidents

    Between 2012/13, 150 workers were killed in fatal workplace accidents in the UK. Whilst that may not sound like a significant figure, that’s still 150 deaths too many. Fatal workplace accidents have the potential to happen any time, in any type of workplace – it’s not just factory workers and construction site workers who are….

    Failing to wear a seatbelt is still one of the Fatal Four

    Despite the fact that seatbelt wearing in the front of a vehicle was made compulsory over 30 years ago, failing to wear a seatbelt is still one of the primary reasons injuries are sustained in road traffic accidents. As one of the Fatal Four, failing to wear a seatbelt can result in serious injury or….

    Compensation for a relative’s head injury death

    Having someone close to you die is always a sad and emotional experience. However, if they died after suffering injuries in an accident, it makes you wonder whether that accident could have been prevented. For example, you may wonder if a head injury death could have been avoided if steps had been taken to avoid….

    Compensation for fatal lorry driver accidents

    Fatal accidents in the workplace are fortunately very rare indeed nowadays. The health and safety rules in force mean every employer has a strict duty of care to ensure their employees are never in any potential danger in any way. This applies to people working in all kinds of different professions. Unfortunately it is not….

    Compensation for a near-fatal factory accident

    The nature of factory work is often dangerous. Employees will commonly be assigned to a particular machine, and they will get to know how this operates. But issues can arise for a number of reasons, and the result of these can occasionally be deadly. When new entrants are shown how to operate the equipment, they….

    Communication failures lead to fatal fall

    An inquest at Peterhead Sheriff Court heard that communication failures had contributed to the tragic death of a man working on a roof in Fraserburgh. The worker and his nephew had been busy removing sheets of asbestos cement from a roof. Having reached a position on the building by using a telehandler, the machine’s basket….

    Claiming compensation for a serious or fatal collision

    Injuries sustained in road traffic accidents can be serious, even fatal. Here are a few examples of the types of injury you could sustain: Whiplash Concussion or other serious head injury Broken bones Cuts and bruises The number of accidents on roads across the UK is something that the government works hard to reduce, and….

    Claiming compensation for a fatal road accident

    Dangerous driving can cause a collision with another vehicle or it can cause a pedestrian or cyclist to be knocked over. The majority of road accidents cause serious injuries to those involved, but in the worst cases, there may be a fatality. Road accidents that involve a fatality are often caused by one or more….

    How to claim near-fatal injury compensation

    Near-fatal injuries and accidents can change a person in many ways. The stress of going through such an experience can change you in ways you may never have imagined were possible. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a real possibility, but even if you escape this type of outcome you will still have injuries – perhaps several….

    Compensation for non-fatal injuries

    Non-fatal injuries could basically describe any injuries that do not result in death. As such they cover a wide range of potential injuries, from cuts and scrapes to broken bones and more severe injuries such as crushing or head injuries. If you recover from your non-fatal injuries you might make a total recovery or you….

    Compensation for fatal skylight falls

    Fatal skylight falls are thankfully very uncommon but sadly a few people have lost their lives because they have fallen through a skylight on a roof they have been working on. Roofers are used to working at height but it is still very important to ensure every roof they work on is properly assessed and….

    Compensation for fatal crush injuries

    Working with heavy machinery or equipment is dangerous – there’s no doubt about it. However, steps can (and should) be taken to ensure that those who are working in a potentially hazardous environment are protected, to prevent accidents which could otherwise have been avoided. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen, and if a heavy piece of….

    Compensation for fatal NHS failures

    We rely on the NHS to provide us with a high standard of medical treatment and when someone we love is ill or injured, we put our trust in medical staff to treat them. Unfortunately, failures in the system do happen, and when they do they have seriously impact patients, causing severe injuries or even….

    Hunting fatal injury claim

    Accident Advice Helpline can help you to make a hunting fatal injury claim. We have more than a decade of experience dealing with various types of claims and we have what it takes to help you to win yours. Hunting, by its nature, is a dangerous pastime. Accidents can happen at any time, resulting in….

    Forestry fatal injury claims

    Forestry fatal injury claims account for a significant percentage of the compensation claims we deal with at Accident Advice Helpline. The forestry industry is rated as one of the industries with the highest workplace fatalities in the UK. An employee in the forestry industry has to grapple with multiple risks including a steep or uneven….

    Seeking a claim for a fatal injury

    It is devastating when a loved one dies. What can make it harder is if they died of a fatal injury that could have been prevented. While nothing can bring a family member back it is possible to get some compensation to help bring any responsible people to justice as well as covering funeral arrangements….

    Fatal accident claims

    No one ever knows when a fatal accident could occur, although fortunately, they are exceptionally rare. Few people will ever be affected by them, but if you are the relative of someone who died in a fatal accident, you may wish to know more about fatal accident claims. It is hard to imagine what it….

    How much can relatives get in compensation if you die?

    Every day in the UK, some innocent people end up being involved in accidents they did nothing to cause. Most of the time, these people recover and go back to their normal lives. Yet while some might potentially receive more serious injuries, others pay the ultimate price for being in the wrong place at the….

    When a fatal accident could occur

    Unfortunately there is no knowing when a fatal accident could occur. If we knew in advance, we might be able to prevent it. But by their very nature, accidents happen when and where they will, without prior notice. There is no one special circumstance when a fatal accident could occur An accident doesn’t even have to….

    Claiming for a fatal accident

    Claiming for a fatal accident is not a pleasant thought. However, for some people it is important because they feel that they need to set the record straight about who was to blame. It also gives them some sort of satisfaction that the guilty party has been taken to task. Finally of course there is….

    The cost of claiming for a fatal accident

    The cost of claiming for a fatal accident can easily mount up, and unless you select the right injury claim solicitors to handle your claim for you, you can even end up facing a huge legal fee with nothing to show for it if your claim is thrown out. How to keep the cost of….

    Implications of a fatal accident for family members

    The implications of a fatal accident for family members are many and varied. First of all of course there is the shock. Next comes grief and a period of mourning. But somewhere in the background, just waiting to come to the fore, are often the financial implications, especially if the deceased was the major breadwinner…..

    Fatal motorcycle accident

    If a spouse, child or other close relative has had a fatal motorcycle accident in the past three years and they were not to blame for the accident, then you could claim personal injury compensation on their behalf.  Fatal motorcycle accidents and compensation are dealt with under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. funeral expenses damaged….

    Fatal road accident

    Fatal road accident If your spouse or child has been involved in a fatal road accident then you may be able to claim personal injury compensation belatedly on their behalf if the accident in which they were killed was not their fault. You have three years in which to make your claim, but clearly there….

    Fatal motorcycle crash

    Dealing with a fatal motorcycle crash If a loved one is involved in a fatal motorcycle crash then the last thing you may be thinking about is compensation. But making a compensation claim against the other party involved can help with the healing process and get you some compensation towards the funeral costs and so….

    Personal Injury Claims After Death

    Sadly, the number of people suffering a fatal injury while at work in the UK remains at a constant level. Figures from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) for 2011-2012 show that 173 workers were killed. Agriculture remains the most dangerous sector for deaths at work, followed by the construction industry. The 2011/12 figure is….

    Disability carer’s allowance

    Are you claiming disability carer’s allowance? Being a carer for a loved one can be rewarding, but over time it can be demanding, tiring and stressful. Many carers can feel isolated and concerned about the long-term health of their loved one, but how much more difficult must it be if you know that your loved….

    Disability benefits in the UK

    Are you claiming disability benefits in the UK? Are you currently claiming disability benefits in the UK, or have you claimed them in the last three years? If so, you know just how much your life can be affected by poor health and injury. An injury can be devastating, leaving you unable to work, unable to….

    Disability benefits

    Can you claim compensation if you are claiming disability benefits? If you are claiming disability benefits because you have suffered an injury that was caused by someone else, you may be eligible to claim compensation. Claiming disability benefits doesn’t stop you from claiming compensation. In fact, it supports your argument that your accident and injury….

    Disability allowance

    Are you claiming disability allowance? If you are claiming disability allowance, you know how important your health is. So many people take good health for granted. If you have suffered an injury that has had a serious impact on your quality of life, you will be acutely aware of what you are missing.  But what….

    Fatal injury in a car crash

      Claiming for a fatal injury in a car crash If you and/or someone you love has been involved in road traffic accident caused by someone else and your loved one has lost their life you may be entitled to claim compensation. In the aftermath of the accident, claiming for a fatal injury in a….

    Fatal motorbike collisions

    How to avoid fatal motorbike collisions As a motorbike driver, you are one of the most vulnerable people on the road. Where most other vehicles offer some protection in the case of an accident, a motorcyclist has just a helmet and a little padding between them, the road and other vehicles. In some fatal motorbike….

    Fatal accident lawyer

    Do you need a fatal accident lawyer? Fatal accidents can happen anywhere and anytime — in the workplace, in a car collision or perhaps by being knocked off a bicycle. Sometimes it is not a one-off accident that causes the death, but it can be an illness or disease that was contracted in the workplace…..

    Fatal motorbike accident

    Coping with a fatal motorbike accident There isn’t much in life that is more enjoyable and liberating than riding your motorbike on the open road, but unfortunately even in this time of improved road safety and awareness it can still be very dangerous especially due to poor quality or reckless driving from other road users…..

    Claiming fatal accident compensation

    Claiming fatal accident compensation with a law firm Sadly, one common reason for claiming fatal accident compensation is electrocution from underground cables. A deceased’s family can contact a respected law firm like Accident Advice Helpline, who have great experience in handling fatal accident claims. They deal with such matters sensitively and efficiently. Claiming fatal accident compensation is a….

    Fatal accident claims solicitors

    Losing a spouse, family member or relative to a tragic accident can be heart-wrenching, and knowing that there was someone to blame for their accident is almost unbearable. It is possible to make a personal injury compensation claim with the help of fatal accident claims solicitors. If someone else was to blame for your loss, Accident….

    Fatal car accident

    Fatal car accident A fatal car accident is a traumatic and difficult time and compensation for a fatal car accident can be crucial in offering financial stability for children and partners. Having been through a catastrophic event, some people feel nervous about making a fatal car accident compensation claim. But constructing an accident claim is right….

    Fatalities claim

    Losing a loved one in tragic circumstances leaves an emotional scar and feelings of emptiness, as anyone who has gone through that experience will know. It becomes all the more heart-breaking when that son, daughter, husband or wife dies in an accident which was not of their making. Lost family breadwinner One minute they’re there,….

    Bereavement claim

    Making a bereavement claim through Accident Advice Helpline For over sixteen years, Accident Advice Helpline has been proud to help innocent victims who have suffered injury or illness as a result of something which happened that was not their fault claim the financial compensation they deserve.  Our reputation for integrity, dependability, reliability and accountability now….

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