Fatal Accident Compensation
If you’ve lost a loved one as the result of a fatal accident in the UK, then you will be able to claim. SO long as the accident was not directly the fault of the deceased, you will be able to claim compensation from the party responsible. Thanks to the no-win, no-fee legal service that our professional team can provide, you’ll be able to get the compensation and the justice that you deserve.
Whether you lost your loved one at work, on the road or elsewhere, get in touch with our professional team today. We will work with you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. Although this money will never replace your loved one, it can be essential for helping you move on with your life.
What is a Fatal Accident?
A fatal accident is any accident which results in the deaths of one, or more, of the participants. In some cases, these fatal accidents can lead to the deaths or injury of innocent bystanders. A fatal accident will normally involve prosecution.
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team can provide no-win, no-fee legal services for all kinds of compensation claims. If someone you know has died following any kind of accident, get in touch with our experienced team today. We can help you to get the compensation that you need to move on with your life. No amount of money can replace the loss you’ve suffered, but it can help to make life a little easier in the months and years to come.
As part of the fatal accident compensation, you could receive enough money to pay for your loved one’s funeral. If they were your household’s primary earner, you could receive compensation based on their projected earnings. This can help you to avoid falling into debt following their death. Thanks to our no-win, no-fee legal service, you could get the compensation that you are entitled to.
What Causes a Fatal Accident?
A fatal accident can be caused by a range of contributing factors, which often overlap. They can be caused by:
- Improperly Maintained Equipment.
- Participant Negligence.
- Lack of, Or Failure to Comply to, Health and Safety Rules.
- Exhaustion and Distraction.
- Bad Weather.
How Can Improperly Maintained Equipment Cause Fatal Accidents?
If the equipment you use is improperly maintained, it can cause fatal incidents. This could be due to issues with the brakes, for example, leading to collisions. Other concerns can be broken safety features and uncovered rotating parts, including blades and saws.
How Will Participant Negligence Contribute to Wrongful Deaths?
If any participant in the incident displays negligence, this can lead to a fatal accident. This could be from failing to meet health and safety requirements or failing to display competence in the workplace. Negligence can be displayed by anyone involved.
Can Failing to Meet Health and Safety Rules Cause Fatal Accidents?
Health and safety rules and legislation exist for a reason. Failing to meet this legislation can lead to all kinds of accidents in the UK. If you fail to meet health and safety rulings, then you will be at a greater risk.
Will Exhaustion and Distraction Result in Wrongful Deaths?
Being exhausted or distracted, either at work or while operating machinery, is another major contributor to fatal accidents. Failing to take complete care while operating machinery or driving a vehicle can lead to wrongful deaths in accidents and serious injuries.
Can Inebriation Cause Fatal Accidents?
Being drunk, high or otherwise inebriated can greatly increase the risk of a fatal accident occurring. This state will increase the likelihood of a fatal accident, traffic collision or other incident developing. Inebriation remains a leading cause of wrongful deaths in the UK.
When Will Bad Weather Cause Fatal Accidents?
Bad weather can contribute to fatal accidents in the UK. Heavy rainfall, snow and other conditions can cause machinery to slip or otherwise break. Accidents are more likely to occur during rainfall and other conditions, often due to reduced visibility.
What are the Most Common Fatal Accidents in the UK?
Traffic collisions are certainly the most common cause of a wrongful death in the UK. Approximately 1,750 people are killed on UK roads every year. However, fatal accidents are completely unpredictable and can occur at work, at home and anywhere else.
What are Fatal Road Accidents?
A fatal road accident is any kind of incident on the road resulting in the death of one or more participants. This can occur with traffic collisions, pedestrian impacts and car accidents of all kinds. These are the most common UK accidents.
What are Fatal Accidents at Work?
A wrongful death at work can be extremely distressing. Unfortunately, they are more common than you might think. The construction industry is extremely dangerous, with dozens of people dying at work in the UK every year.
Who Can Claim for Fatal Accident Compensation?
If a loved one/close relative has suffered a wrongful death, you may claim for compensation. The loss of a loved one can be devastating to any family/household. This will only be worse if the fatality is the primary earner in your home.
Who is To Blame for a Fatal Accident in the UK?
In many cases, there will be someone to blame for the wrongful death occurring. However, this will depend on the circumstances of the incident. In many cases, the police or the courts will be able to determine who is responsible.
How Long Do I Have to Claim for A Fatal Accident?
You have three years from the date of the fatal accident to make a claim for compensation. This should be enough time to discover who caused the accident and who is officially to blame.
How Much Compensation Could I Receive Following a Fatal Accident?
The compensation that you receive following a loved one’s death with be dependent on variety of things. This could include the how instantaneous the fatality was and whether the blame can be fully attributed to someone else.
Any kind of fatal accident can be a devastating thing to go through, particularly if you lose someone close to you. We know that the money you receive will never be enough, but it can make your life easier in the long run.
Get in Touch with Tylers Solicitors for Fatal Accident Compensation Claims in the UK
In the past, the experienced team at Tylers Solicitors has worked to provide a complete range of personal injury compensation claims. We can work with you make a claim for wrongful death compensation after any kind of accident. Whether your loved one has died during a traffic collision or due to an accident at work, we are here to help.
We have helped people from all walks of life to get compensation for the loss of a loved one. Our no-win, no-fee legal services can help you to take on companies and individuals responsible for your partner or relative’s death.
Whether the loved one you’ve lost was the primary earner in your household or not, you will still be able to claim for compensation. The specialist legal team at Tylers Solicitors can help you to get the compensation that are entitled to. Our no-win, no-fee service is essential whether you’re looking to make a fatal accident at work claim, or a wrongful road death claim.
How Much Compensation Could I Get Following a Loved One’s Fatal Accident?
The compensation that you will receive depends on the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident. Following a loved one’s death, you could be able to claim for their funeral expenses, loss of earnings, personal suffering and more. Making a claim for compensation is probably the last thing on your mind; however, failing to do so could make your life even harder in the future.
|Type of Fatal Accident||Description||Amount of Compensation|
|Death||If your loved one has died, you will be able to claim for a wrongful death against the person/company responsible. This number can be based on loss of wages and personal suffering.||£12,500 to £300,000.|
|Funeral Costs||You will also be able to claim for the funeral costs following the accident. Funerals can be a great deal more expensive than you think, and the costs can often leave families and households struggling.||£3,000 to £10,000.|
|Loss of Benefits / Anticipated Earnings||This amount will be calculated on the deceased person’s loss of earnings and benefits to the household. In exceptional circumstances, this number can be much higher than listed.||£5,000 to £500,000.|
|Mental Anguish of the Deceased||If the deceased survived the initial accident, but died of their injuries later, you will also be able to claim for the mental anguish / fear of death they were forced to undergo.||£3,500 to £5,000.|
|Pain and Suffering of the Deceased||If the deceased was forced to undergo a great deal of pain and suffering before their death, you will be able to claim for that as well. This will be determined by the level of pain and suffering they were forced to undergo before their death.||£1,000 to £200,000.|
Can I Claim for Any Wrongful Death / Fatal Accident in the UK?
You can reach our professional team of no-win, no-fee legal experts to understand how viable your claim is. We can help you to make informed wrongful death claims against companies and parties responsible.
Important Information Regarding Fatal Accidents in the UK
- Legislation.Gov: Fatal Accidents Act 1976
- HSE.Gov: Fatal Injuries at Work
- Gov.UK: What to Do After Someone Dies
Call Tylers Solicitors for No-Win, No-Fee Fatal Accident Compensation in the UK
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to all kinds of people. If you’ve recently suffered a bereavement due to a fatal accident in the UK, get in touch with our team today. We can help you to get the compensation that you need to move on with your life.
Our experienced team can provide a complete range of legal services to help you get the compensation that you need. Our legal professionals are here to guide you through the entire process. For more information, get in touch with our sympathetic legal experts today by calling us on 0800 699 0079. You can also choose to send any questions or concerns through our simple online contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.