Making a fatal injury claim with the help of injury Solicitors in Coalville
Coalville is a town in Northwest Leicestershire. Coal has been mined in the area since medieval times and mine workings from these times can be found on the Hough Mill site at Swannington near the Califat Colliery site.
All over the country, miners have been killed in accidents since coalmining began, but it is comparatively recently that the family has been able to make a fatal injury claim.
Getting the help of injury solicitors in Coalville to make a fatal injury claim
Losing someone close to you is hard enough at the best of times. If that someone is killed in an accident that wasn’t their fault, the effects can be soul destroying, knowing that the victim has died needlessly.
The last thing on the minds of the distraught family will be making a fatal injury claim, but they could have severe financial difficulties. Bills will still have to be paid, the family will still have to be fed and clothed – how will this be done without some financial help?
The person who caused the death should be held accountable for their actions, and pay compensation to the family. This will at least take one worry away from them. Injury solicitors in Coalville will understand what a distressing time this is for them, and will handle the claim with as little hassle as possible for the family.
The causes of fatal injuries
Fatal injuries can happen in any accident, just of few of them being:
- Road traffic accidents
- Slips, trips and falls
- Holiday accidents
- Defective machinery or equipment
- Work related accidents
- Industrial illness or disease
The dependents that can make a fatal injury claim
The law says that any dependent can make a fatal injury claim. It specifies who is entitled to compensation in these cases, and this includes:
- A spouse or former spouse
- A civil partner or former civil partner
- Someone who lived with the deceased if they lived together for more than two years
- A parent
- A child
- A child who might not be a blood relative but who was treated as a child of the family in relation to that marriage
- A person who is or is the issue of, a brother, sister, uncle or aunt of the deceased
Making the claim
Accident Advice Helpline and injury solicitors in Coalville are here to help you make your fatal injury claim. You will find our advisors to be friendly and compassionate and they will assist you all they can, and start the claim if you wish to proceed. You can contact them on the freephone number, 0800 180 4123.
Our in house solicitors have dealt with many fatal injury claims, they have the knowledge and expertise you need to maximise your claim. Remember, it is not just the loss of a loved one you need compensating for, young children may have lost a parent, and their income for what would have been the rest of their working life needs replacing.