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When faced with the devastating aftermath of a fatal accident, it is crucial to have the support of compassionate professionals who understand your needs. At our law firm, we have a team of personal injury solicitors in London who fully comprehend the emotional and legal complexities of fatal accident claims. With our years of experience, we are dedicated to simplifying the process for you and ensuring that you receive the compensation you deserve for the loss of your loved one. Call our expert personal injury solicitors now at 0161 696 6235 or complete our convenient online enquiry form to take the first step towards justice.

We firmly believe that everyone, regardless of their background, should have access to high-quality legal advice when they need it most. Our personal injury solicitors have successfully represented clients from all walks of life, providing tailored legal guidance specifically designed to meet their unique circumstances. We take immense pride in our ability to simplify the entire legal process, alleviating the stress and anxiety that often accompany legal proceedings. If you find yourself in need of legal support following a fatal accident, trust our experienced team to handle your case with the utmost care and dedication.

 

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What is a fatal accident claim?

A fatal accident claim occurs when someone has died as a result of an accident that was caused by the negligence or wrongful actions of another person or entity. Family members or dependents may be entitled to compensation for their loss, including financial support and funeral expenses.

Why choose our fatal accident solicitors in London?

If you have experienced the devastating loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident, it is important to seek legal support to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. At Stephensons our expert fatal accident claims solicitors in London are here to help you navigate the legal process with empathy and professionalism.

Our team of experienced solicitors understands the complexities of fatal accident claims and will work tirelessly to assess the circumstances surrounding your case. We believe that every client is unique, and we tailor our services to your specific needs. With our wealth of experience and expertise, we can guide you through the claims process and ensure you claim the justice and compensation you deserve.

When it comes to fatal accident claims in London, choose Stephensons for professional, compassionate, and expert legal support. Contact us today to discuss your case and let us help you navigate this difficult time.

Stephensons is a trusted and respected firm, recognised for our excellence in personal injury law. Our dedication to our clients' success has led to numerous accolades, including being awarded 'Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year' at the 2022 Manchester Legal Awards. Our expertise has also been commended by The Times as one of the Best Law Firms in 2019.

How can our fatal accident solicitors in London help?

If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident, our team of highly skilled and compassionate fatal accident claims solicitors in London are here to support you during this difficult time. With years of experience, we understand the devastating impact such incidents can have on your life, both emotionally and financially. Our dedicated team will guide you through the complex legal process, helping you to claim the compensation you deserve for your loss. From assisting with the investigation and gathering of evidence to negotiating with insurance companies, we will handle every aspect of your claim, fighting for justice on your behalf.

Can you claim for accidental death?

A fatal accident claim can be initiated to obtain compensation for accidental death. Bereaved families or dependants may be eligible to claim, notably when negligence is provable. It is wise to seek guidance from a solicitor skilled in managing fatal accident claims to assist through the process.

Who can make a fatal accident claim?

If your loved one was involved in a fatal accident caused by someone else's actions or negligence, you may potentially be able make a fatal accident claim. This includes immediate family members such as spouses, parents, and children, as well as dependant relatives of the deceased. It is advisable to seek legal advice to understand the specific eligibility criteria and process for making such a claim.

What can I claim following a fatal accident?

Following a fatal accident, you may be able to claim for compensation on behalf or your loved one for funeral expenses, loss of financial support, emotional distress, and other damages. Consult legal professionals for personalised advice based on your specific circumstances.

How much compensation do you get for a fatal accident?

The amount of compensation for a successful fatal accident claim can vary, depending on several factors, including the circumstances of the accident and the financial loss you have suffered as a result. It is best to consult with legal professionals to determine the specific compensation amount you could claim in a particular case.

What is the time limit for a fatal accident claim?

The time limit for a fatal accident claim in England and Wales is usually three years from the date of the accident. However, there can be exceptions to this, depending on the circumstances. It's important to seek expert legal advice as soon as possible so that you don't miss the opportunity to make a claim, if you are eligible to do so.

What are bereavement damages?

Bereavement damages in England and Wales are a type of compensation awarded to eligible loved ones of a deceased person in England and Wales. This award is called the Fatal Accidents Bereavement Award and is a fixed amount that may be given to claimants if eligible criteria are met, including someone else's negligence having led to the death.

What is a claim for dependency?

If someone has died in an accident that was someone else's fault, certain dependants may be able to make a personal injury claim on behalf of the deceased if they are considered 'dependants' and meet eligibility criteria. This would be a dependency claim.

Should I even be making a fatal injury claim when a loved one has died?

It is a personal decision to make a fatal injury claim when a loved one has died. It may depend on the circumstances of the incident and the potential benefits or compensation that may be available through such a claim. Consulting with a legal professional who specialises in personal injury can provide guidance and help determine if pursuing a claim is appropriate in your specific situation.

Contact our fatal accident solicitors in London

If you believe you are entitled to compensation for a fatal accident or tragic loss, do not hesitate to reach out to our experienced solicitors. Our dedicated team specialises in handling fatal accident claims in London, ensuring that families receive the support and justice they deserve during these difficult times. To discuss your case, please call us at 0161 696 6235 or fill out our convenient online enquiry form. We are here to provide the guidance and representation you need.

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