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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

    Compensation experts in Kinnersley


    If your loved one or a friend dies, then you will naturally be upset. If you know that the death was unnecessary, and it was the fault of someone else through their recklessness or negligence, then this can be heartbreaking and devastating. Even though it will be the last thing on your mind, you should consider using compensation experts in Kinnersley to make a fatal injury claim.

    Who should make the claim and speak to compensation experts in Kinnersley

    The law in the UK says that if you were the dependent on the person who has died, then you can make a fatal injury claim on their behalf. This could be:

    • A parent;
    • A child;
    • Siblings;
    • Uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces or cousins;
    • A husband or wife;
    • An ex-husband or wife;
    • A civil partner; or
    • A former civil partner.

    If you can show that you were a dependent of the person who has died, then you may be able to make the fatal injury claim using compensation experts in Kinnersley to help you.

    Things for which you can claim

    The compensation amount is made up from lots of different things when you use the injury solicitors at Accident Advice helpline. For example:

    • The costs of things the deceased would have done around the home;
    • The pain and suffering of the deceased before they died;
    • Funeral expenses;
    • Probate costs;
    • Loss of income for the future, which would be a higher figure for a younger person on the assumption that they had more years left to work; and
    • Any other costs or losses associated with the loss of a loved one.

    How to make a fatal accident compensation claim

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we understand that this is a difficult time for you and your family, so you should not have to go through all of this process on your own. Dealing with insurance companies, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, or any other large organisation can be even more distressing, but it could be any one of them that settles the claim.

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    We are here to help – we will deal with all these large organisations for you. 

    Our in-house solicitors are experienced and knowledgeable about all types of injuries from all types of accidents, including fatal injury claims for bereaved families.

    On our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, you will find friendly and compassionate advisors. You can also call them on your mobile using 0333 500 0993. They will speak to you in confidence, give you free advice, and if you then decide you wish to proceed with the claim, they will start the process for you. Or, you can try our 30-second test, which will give you some indication of the amount you may receive.

    The family need not worry about how they will pay for the claim, as we operate on a no win no fee basis.  No money is needed to start the claim, or if the claim is lost.

    Date Published: 15th April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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