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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

    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 would feel like for someone close to you to be lost in such an accident. We all know life can end at any moment, but we take it for granted that nothing bad will ever happen. So, just imagine how devastating it would be for a loved one to leave home one day, perfectly as they normally would, and not to come back again. In truth, even if we do everything properly and responsibly, we can never know for sure whether we will cross paths with someone reckless or who doesn’t pay proper attention, and causes a fatal accident to occur because of this.

    Emotional assistance

    Claiming for a fatal accident is an emotional experience. No one would ever want to be in this position, and yet if you have lost someone close to you, your entire life will have changed. This may include losing a crucial source of income from that person. No one wants to think about the financial side of things, but it is something many experience. It is possible to go from being financially secure to having money worries overnight, purely because of the immediate loss of that source of income. At a time when everything in your life is changing, the last thing you need is the worry of financial problems as well.

    This is why you should never feel self-conscious or worried about getting more advice and information about fatal accident claims. By doing so, you can learn whether you could make such a claim, and whether there is enough evidence to make a successful claim and to receive compensation. Your life could be made easier than it would otherwise be if you did receive a payment of this nature.

    Learning more about fatal accident claims

    It is hard to quantify the implications of a fatal accident for family members. This may well be the hardest situation anyone has had to go through, and it comes with no warning that anything is going to happen. Fatal accident claims can be dealt with by professional lawyers who regularly handle similar claims, and do so with enormous tact, diplomacy, and care. This is the service you can expect as standard if you should contact us concerning a possible claim.

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    Any claim made following a fatal accident could well consider the lost income that person would otherwise have contributed to the family. Seeking expert legal advice in a situation such as this will ensure the right measures are taken to try and get the best result in what is a very difficult situation. It would be virtually impossible to find the proper information on your own, especially when you are dealing with grief and the loss of someone close to you. By speaking to someone in the legal profession who regularly handles these sensitive claims, you can be certain you are getting the most appropriate advice at the time you need it most.

    Get some help from our team now

    It can be virtually impossible to know where to turn if you have been through this experience recently. It can be some time before you reach a stage where you think about the likely cost of claiming for a fatal accident, and whether it would be worth doing so. Fortunately, all claims handled by us are done so on a no-win, no-fee* basis, and that means there is never any need to be concerned about the costs involved with such claims. Our team will guide you through the procedure you would follow if you did make a claim, so you know what to expect if it goes ahead.

    There is no immediate need to seek advice of this kind, as you have a three-year period during which your claim should be put forward if you wish to do so. That means you can cope with the initial changes and shock before finding out more about fatal accident claims and whether such a claim would be worth making.

    It is good to know there will never be any concerns regarding the fallout if your claim fails, however. Our no-win, no-fee* format means you can learn more and press ahead with making a claim if our lawyers believe you should do so. If there is good evidence that another person was negligent, and there is proof they caused the fatality, your chances of receiving compensation could be greater than you think.

    Start a claim today

    Don’t leave it too late to claim. The sooner you contact us, the sooner you will get an idea of how much you could claim, and what will happen during the process from beginning to end. Rely on our expertise and sensitivity by calling us today.

    Fatal accident claims can put people through an emotional and upsetting time, which makes it even more important that those involved should be supported by specialist personal injury solicitors. Accident Advice Helpline is reachable now on 0800 689 0500, and on 0333 500 0993 from mobile devices. If you need advice concerning this situation, you will soon see why many before you have chosen to call us to learn more.

    Date Published: 13th April 2017

    Author: Rob Steen

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.