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When faced with a fatal accident in Manchester that results in the loss of someone you love, the last thing you need is the added stress of navigating the complex legal process. Our team of compassionate and highly skilled personal injury solicitors are here to guide you through every step of the way. We understand the emotional turmoil that comes with such a tragedy, and we are dedicated to making the process as straightforward as possible.

At Stephensons, we believe that everyone deserves to receive the compensation they are entitled to. With years of combined experience, our team of personal injury solicitors have the expertise needed to handle even the most complex cases. Whether you are a grieving family member or another dependent seeking justice, we are here to provide you with bespoke legal advice tailored to your unique situation.

We understand that legal proceedings can often feel overwhelming, but our goal is to alleviate that stress. Our personal injury solicitors will take the time to explain every aspect of your claim, ensuring that you are fully informed and comfortable throughout the process. When you choose us, you can trust that we will fight tirelessly on your behalf to ensure that you claim the compensation you deserve. For a compassionate and experienced team, call our personal injury solicitors at 0161 696 6235 or complete our online enquiry form.

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What is a fatal accident claim?

A fatal accident claim is a legal process where the family or dependents of a person who has died due to the negligence or wrongful act of another party seek compensation for their loss. It helps provide financial support to surviving family members to cover funeral expenses and loss of income.

Why choose our fatal accident claims solicitors in Manchester?

If you have experienced a tragic accident leading to the loss of a loved one, our team of expert solicitors in Manchester are here to support you during this difficult time. With our extensive experience in handling fatal accident claims, we can quickly assess your situation and determine if you have grounds for a compensation claim.

At Stephensons we understand the importance of seeking justice and financial support for your family. Our compassionate and knowledgeable personal injury lawyers in Manchester work tirelessly to ensure that our services are tailored to meet your specific needs. We are committed to evolving our strategies and staying up-to-date with the latest legal developments to provide you with the best possible representation.

To get started, all it takes is a simple conversation. Whether you are unsure if you have grounds for a claim or need assistance with an existing claim, our skilled solicitors are here to help. Contact us today at 0161 696 6235 .

Our dedicated team has been recognised for their expertise, being awarded 'Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year' at the prestigious 2022 Manchester Legal Awards and commended in The Times Best Law Firms 2019.

How can our fatal accident claims solicitors in Manchester help?

If you have been affected by a tragic accident resulting in the loss of a loved one, our highly experienced solicitors in Manchester are here to support you every step of the way. At Stephensons our team of compassionate and skilled fatal accident claims solicitors are dedicated to helping you obtain the justice and compensation you deserve. We understand the immense emotional and financial burden that comes with such a loss, which is why we strive to provide the highest level of legal expertise and guidance to ease your burden. Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your case and learn how we can assist you during this difficult time.

Can you claim for accidental death?

One can pursue a fatal accident claim to seek compensation for accidental death. Eligibility to claim may extend to bereaved families or dependents, especially when negligence is evident. Engaging a solicitor with expertise in fatal accident claims is recommended to navigate through the procedure.

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 Manchester

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a tragic accident, our experienced solicitors are here to support you through this difficult time. We understand the immense emotional and financial burden that comes with such devastating circumstances. If you believe you are entitled to a compensation claim, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Call our compassionate team of experts at 0161 696 6235 or fill out our convenient online enquiry form. We are committed to helping you seek the justice and closure you deserve.

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