Copmanthorpe is a village in the City of York in the county of North Yorkshire. During the First World War, there was a Royal Flying Corps airfield near to Drome Road.
Unfortunately, accidents with fatal consequences happen every day in the UK and for the families of the victim, knowing they died unnecessarily, through the fault of someone else, can be soul destroying. If someone is killed in an accident that wasn’t their fault, the family may be able to make a fatal injury claim.
It will not be the first thing on their minds but finances may well be a worry for them. Our team at Accident Advice Helpline understand what they are going through. The family will find us to be compassionate and helpful and ready to assist with a fatal injury claim to try and at least give them some financial stability.
What types of accidents can fatal injury claims be made for?
All accidents can be part of a fatal injury claim, as long as the victim was not at fault and it happened some time in the last three years. Fatal accidents can happen in many ways, the causes can be many and varied but include:
- Road Traffic Accidents
- Falls from height
- Defective machinery or equipment
- Medical negligence
- Work related accidents
- Industrial illness or disease
UK law says who can make a fatal injury claim
The law sets out 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
- Cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews
Making an injury claim with injury solicitors in Copmanthorpe or Accident Advice Helpline
Of course you can use a local firm of injury solicitors in Copmanthorpe to help you claim. However, you may have trouble finding a local firm of injury solicitors in Copmanthorpe. In this case you can use a national firm like Accident Advice Helpline instead.
In fact the easiest way to make a fatal injury claim is to contact Accident Advice Helpline, we are here to help you at this very distressing time. You will find our advisors are experts in this field and they will have the answers to any questions you may have. You can contact them on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Once the family have all the information they need, they can decide if they want to make the fatal injury claim.
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Date Published: 9th December 2013
Author: Clare P