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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Solicitors in Fife


    People can die all the time and unfortunate as it is that is the way the world works. Although, if any of the deaths have been through someone else’s negligence or recklessness, it will be the grieving family left behind that will feel it the most.

    The feelings they will have will probably be anger and resentment, if this is the case they should call Accident Advice Helpline and talk to their solicitors in Fife, so they can make a fatal injury claim for compensation.

    We understand that no amount of compensation will make the situation any better or bring your loved one back, but hopefully it should ease the worry of any financial problems the family may have.

    We are very sorry for your loss, and we are sorry for you needing to use the solicitors in Fife to make a fatal injury claim

    Unfortunately a death can happen in many different types of ways, for example:

    • A road traffic accident
    • A fall from height
    • An industrial illness or disease
    • A work related accident
    • Severe food poisoning

    You are should consider making a fatal injury claim using the solicitors in Fife, if the accident was the fault of, or caused through the negligence of anyone other than the deceased.

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    Time restrictions

    In the majority of injury claims, usually there is a time limit of three years from the date of the accident. But there are some exceptions, such as:

    • If the injuries sustained mean that the victim does not die immediately but survives for a length of time up to three years after the accident, then the period for claiming is three years from the date of death, not the accident.
    • If the accident caused a mental disability, the time period does not commence until they are no longer mentally disabled, and therefore might create a longer period in which to claim.
    • In the case of an industrial illness or disease the victim might not have been aware of the problem being connected to a particular field of employment until many years later. The family has three years from the date of death to make the claim.

    However or whenever the fatal accident occurred, because it is such a complex and time-consuming process at a very traumatic and distressing time, the family should seek the help of specialists to deal with their claim for compensation

    At Accident Advice Helpline you will find friendly and compassionate advisors ready to assist you all they can. You can contact them on our freephone number, 0800 180 4123,  or you can complete our online compensation claim form if you wish.

    Whichever you decide, Accident Advice Helpline will take away the stress at a time when you will have more pressing matters to deal with, and you will not have to find any money for us to start the claim. We operate on a no win no fee basis, so the bereaved family will not have their finances stretched even more by having to pay legal fees.

    Date Published: 1st April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.