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Fatal road traffic accident compensation claims solicitors

Our devoted team of fatal accident solicitors at Stephensons bring you vital support and unparalleled legal expertise during the difficult time following a fatal road traffic accident. Every year, numerous families who are thrown into despair due to tragic road accidents find support in our services, as we assist them in claiming compensation and navigating the complex journey of loss of a loved one.

Our commitment extends beyond just securing financial compensation. Our team is here to not only ensure that you receive the compensation you rightly deserve but also to make sure that you have access to all necessary support systems – whether that be counselling, grief support, or assistance through the legal complexities of inquests.

Experiencing the loss of a loved one in a fatal road traffic accident is inconceivable, and families are often left grappling with not only their grief but also unforeseen financial and emotional challenges. At Stephensons we understand that no compensation can ever truly replace the life that has been lost. However, we are steadfast in our mission to stand by the grieving families, ensuring they attain rightful compensation and justice, to somewhat lighten the financial burdens associated with their loss. Get in touch with our fatal accident solicitors today on 0161 696 6235 .

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Fatal road traffic accident statistics

Unfortunately, fatal incidents are not a rarity and are by far the most common type of fatal accident. During 2021/2022 the following was reported by the Department of Transport:

  • 1,695 fatalities
  • 29,795 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties
  • 136,002 casualties of all severities

What is a fatal road traffic accident compensation claim?

A fatal road traffic accident compensation claim is a legal pursuit started by the family of an individual who has tragically lost their life in a road accident. This claim aims to secure financial compensation for the diverse damages suffered as a result of the unforeseen fatality, offering a degree of financial security amid the emotional upheaval.

The aim of a fatal road traffic accident compensation claim is not just to provide financial assistance to the mourning family, mitigating the unexpected economic shock and providing some form of future security, but also to hold the responsible parties to account, underlining the necessity for stringent traffic safety measures and adherence to road safety regulations.

Getting through the tragedy with Stephensons

Getting through such a claim demands expert handling of legal, financial, and administrative facets, especially when grieving. Our legal experts act as your guide, ensuring that you secure the justice and compensation you rightly deserve, all while affording you the space to grieve and remember your loved one without being bogged down by legal complications.

Our compassionate and experienced team of fatal accident solicitors are committed to steering you through the legal intricacies, we offer:

  • Empathetic support: ensuring your emotional well-being is prioritised while navigating through legal proceedings
  • Experienced guidance: our skilled legal team provides adept advice and strategic legal action, with a remarkable track record in managing both fatal and road traffic accident claims
  • No win, no fee service: We operate on a no-win, no-fee basis, assuring that you receive expert legal aid without the financial worry

Your entitlement in fatal accident claims

Following a fatal road traffic accident, dependants and next of kin may be eligible to claim compensation, which can include:

  • Bereavement award: a statutory payment of £15,120 made to close relatives
  • Dependency claim: compensation for the financial support that the deceased would have provided
  • Funeral costs: claiming for reasonable funeral expenses. we meticulously assess the impact of the tragic loss on your family, ensuring each claim aptly reflects your immediate and future needs.

Our approach to your claim

  • Initial consultation: a sensitive yet detailed discussion to comprehend the incident and its ramifications on your family
  • Investigation: an in-depth inquiry to amass all relevant information and evidence to fortify your case
  • Legal proceedings: commencing legal proceedings while ensuring you are informed and supported throughout
  • Compensation settlements: aiming to secure the highest possible compensation to aid your family in both the present and future.

Why choose our fatal road traffic accident claims lawyers?

In the aftermath of a fatal road traffic accident, Stephensons offers a pillar of hope, empathy, and unmatched legal expertise to navigate through your compensation claim. Not only does our dedicated team, specialising in road accidents and fatal accident claims, bring a profound understanding of the legal terrain, but they also bring an empathetic approach, recognising the depth of your sorrow and loss.

With a legacy of accolades and recognitions, Stephensons has established a reputation for outstanding service in the legal sector. Recognised as the 'Team of the Year' in the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence category at the Manchester Legal Awards and earning a notable mention in The Times Best Law Firms 2019, our firm epitomises legal expertise and professional diligence. Entrust your fatal road traffic accident claim to us.

Contact our fatal accident solicitors

In such a trying time, having steadfast support and expertise at your side is crucial.Contact us to discuss your case with our empathetic and experienced solicitors. Let us take on the legal burdens and guide you towards justice and financial ease. Call us on 0161 696 6235.

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