If someone you know or a loved one has an accident and their injuries prove fatal, it can be a horrible time for you. But if that accident was because of someone else’s negligence or the fault of someone else, you may be able to use the personal injury lawyer in Madingley to make a fatal injury claim.
Personal injury lawyer in Madingley – fatal injury claims
If you lose a loved one in an accident that was no fault of their own, the shock and devastation can be life destroying. It is bad enough losing someone close to you through a terminal illness perhaps, when you know its going to happen, just not sure when.
The relatives of the deceased should make a fatal injury claim using Accident Advice Helpline
No matter what the circumstances, a loved one will be sorely missed, but the consequences can be much worse than the grief, what about he financial situation, or gardening for instance. The family will have other things to consider when making their fatal injury claim using the personal injury lawyer in Madingley.
Anyone who was dependent on the deceased can make a fatal injury claim. Such as:
- Uncles and aunts
- Nieces, nephews and cousins
- A husband or ex husband
- A wife or ex wife
- A civil partner or former civil partner
- Someone they had been living with as husband and wife for at least two years
- A parent
- A child or a child that lived with the family and was treated as their own by the deceased
- Brothers and sisters
Making the claim
The first part of the claim would be statutory bereavement damages. This is only paid once, so if more than one person proves to have been dependent on the deceased, the amount is shared between them. There are many other things to consider when making the claim, such as:
- Funeral costs
- Probate costs
- The pain and suffering of the deceased if they were aware of pain before they died
- Loss of income
- Childcare costs
- Coasts of doing jobs the deceased would have done, such as gardening, cleaning decorating etc.
Accident Advice Helpline will make it as easy as possible for the family
Compensation cannot replace the loved one, but it can make life more financially stable for those left behind.
Accident Advice Helpline will deal with the claim simply and efficiently, keeping the hassle away from them while making sure they are awarded the maximum compensation they can achieve for their loss.
A member of the family should contact our helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone, and speak to one of our advisers. They and friendly and compassionate and will start the claim immediately. We can help if you need a personal injury lawyer in Madingley.
Date Published: 23rd February 2014