If you are involved in a road traffic accident in Sheffield and the unfortunate consequences of this means it was fatal, then for your family and friends, this can be extremely distressing and upsetting.
The unfortunate reality is that a road traffic accident in Sheffield or any other type of accident with fatal consequences occur every day throughout the UK. If this accident was through some one else’s negligence or recklessness, then for the family and loved ones this 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
Making a road traffic accident in Sheffield claim will not be the first thing on your minds, but finances may well be a worry for them. An Injury solicitor and all the other people at Accident Advice Helpline, understand what they are going through. The family will find them to be compassionate and helpful and ready to assist with the fatal injury claim to try and at least give them some financial stability.
The accidents you can make a fatal injury claim for
Any type of accident 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:
- Work related accidents
- Industrial illness or disease
- Road traffic accidents
- Falls from height
- Defective machinery or equipment
- Medical negligence
The law in the UK says who can make a fatal injury claim
The law sets out who is able to claim compensation in these cases, and this includes:
- 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
- A spouse or former spouse
- A civil partner or former civil partner
Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you make a road traffic accident in Sheffield fatality claim
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 advisers 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 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Our compassionate solicitors will take all the stress away from the family and make the process of making a fatal injury claim as easy as possible for them.
Once the family have all the information they need, they can decide if they want to make the fatal injury claim.