If you lose a loved one or a family member through an accident that was not their fault, then this can be heartbreaking. Even if someone dies through a prolonged illness it is bad enough, but if you realise that the death was unnecessary, then it can be devastating. You may be able to make a compensation claim after a fatal accident in Kirkby Lonsdale.
Claiming for a fatal accident in Kirkby Lonsdale
We understand how difficult a time it is for you, but you should really think about claiming for the fatal accident in Kirkby Lonsdale.
It does not have to the the breadwinner who loses their life to cause severe financial problems. If it is the mother of young children, childcare may have to be paid for or the other parent give up work to look after them.
What the family can claim for
What you will be able to claim for depends of the circumstances of the family that is left behind. Your solicitor at Accident Advice Helpline, will go through everything to make sure you have claimed all of the things that you can. Such as:
- Funeral costs
- Probate costs
- The pain and suffering of the deceased if they were aware of pain before they died
- Loss of future income, this would be more for a younger person as it would be assumed they would work for more years
- The costs of things the deceased would have done, for instance gardening or decorating, sewing or childcare.
- Any other cost or loss, which is a direct result of the deceased losing their life in an accident that, was not their fault.
Making a fatal injury claim
The solicitors in Kirkby Lonsdale at Accident Advice Helpline are professional, yet compassionate and will do all they can to help the bereaved family. We have been dealing with fatal accident claims for over 13 years and are experienced in this field. Our advisors are highly trained and friendly. They will deal with the family with compassion while making sure that everything is in order for the claim to go ahead. You can contact them on our freephone number is 0800 180 4123.
With the purse strings already stretched, the family do not need to worry about finding money to start the claim, as we operate on a no win no fee basis, and they will not have to find any money if the claim is lost.
Date Published: 17th April 2014
Author: David Brown