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We represent people who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents ranging from car crash accidents to the attack on the World Trade Center. For a free consultation about claiming compensation for a fatal accident call Slater and Gordon Lawyers 24/7 on freephone 0800 916 9046 or contact us online.
Immediate legal representation is available anywhere in the UK.
When the worst happens you need an experienced law firm with specialist Solicitors who will deal with your compensation claim compassionately, sensitively and quickly. Our Solicitors have dealt with fatal accident claims for more than 80 years.
Slater and Gordon have offices nationwide and offer a free consultation to discuss your case, and to help you understand if you have a claim for fatal accident compensation. This service is both confidential and free of charge.
We are all too aware of the trauma caused by suddenly losing a loved one. There are pressing matters such as finances and childcare that you will need to deal with urgently. Claiming compensation is just one of the these and to help, in appropriate cases, our Solicitors can obtain interim payments from the Defendant's insurance company to help ease the financial burden.
Our experience handling fatal accident claims has enabled us to build up a wealth of resources and knowledge that we use to assist our clients. We remain in close contact with clients throughout the claim; at what is invariably the most difficult of times. We can also provide representation at an Inquest.
Slater and Gordon can provide immediate legal representation and support anywhere in the UK from our offices in Newcastle, London, Manchester, Ashton-Under Lyne, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Preston, Wakefield and Wrexham.
Call us for a free consultation and we’ll be happy to help you.
Our contact centre is open 24 hours 365 days a year.
The law says that any “dependant” can bring a claim for losses or compensation caused by a fatal accident. A dependant can be:
Each case is different but by way of an example, a claim for the loss of a main family earner would include claims for:
This is an award paid to you if the deceased was either your husband or wife, or your child who was under 18 at the date of their death.
This award is a fixed sum of £12,980. Please note that this is paid in addition to any dependency claim that you may have.
Solicitors at Slater and Gordon Lawyers are members of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) & the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL).