Losing a loved one in a workplace accident is one of the hardest things you can go through.
It can be especially difficult knowing that had the right people taken the right precautions, the accident may have been avoided. When negligence plays a part in the accident, you deserve to be compensated for the heartbreaking loss you have suffered as a result.
Financially, life can be made difficult in the wake of such an accident, especially if the deceased was the breadwinner, and at Accident Advice Helpline, we are here to ensure you do not have to suffer financially on top of everything else.
Depending on the circumstances, you could be within your rights to make a fatal accident at work claim in the Cotswolds on behalf of your loved one. This can mean receiving what could be thousands of pounds in a settlement from the negligent party, which can go towards covering everything from funeral costs to household bills and more.
Whether your loved one died in an accident in an industrial workplace such as a factory, as a result of a work-related illness or even in a transport accident related to work, if they were in no way to blame, you could make an accident at work claim in the Cotswolds with help from Accident Advice Helpline.
Find out how much you could be owed for an accident at work claim in Cotswold
In accordance with the Fatal Accidents at Work Act (1976), there is a fixed sum awarded to those who have lost a spouse, common-law partner or child under the age of 18 in the wake of a workplace accident.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we will fight hard to ensure you are awarded this as well as any other amount that can be recovered depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident. Our dedicated solicitors will put together a strong case, and try to reach an out of court settlement wherever possible so as to reduce the pain and suffering to you.
We take great pride in helping in the awarding of a total of over £30 million a year in compensation, and will fight hard to make sure you are not left out of pocket after losing a loved one. A friendly claims adviser will analyse your case, and provide you with a rough estimate so that you can see just how much you may be entitled to. We undertake 100% of cases on an affordable ‘no win, no fee’ basis, so there is no need to pay anything upfront to get a claim underway.
The loss of a loved one can never be replaced, but life can be made easier financially with the money received in compensation following an accident at work claim in the Cotswolds. To find out more about getting your case started, contact us today on freephone 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 6th October 2014
Author: David Brown