What is major disaster collective action?
Major incidents and disasters may be rare, but they can cause enormous loss and suffering to large numbers of people when they do. Crucially, where the incident or disaster should have been prevented but wasn’t, it may be possible to seek justice and compensation for your distress, injuries and financial losses through a collective action.
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Major disaster collective action
Major disasters and incidents involving a significant loss of life or serious injuries are mercifully rare. However, when incidents such as train crashes, boat sinking’s and building fires do happen, the consequences can be both tragic and far-reaching.
That’s because almost every victim will have financial obligations to meet or dependants to support. Where loss of life or life-changing injuries occur, the families of victims will often require support and financial compensation to help them pay for things such as counselling and medical care, as well as to meet the cost of everyday living expenses like rent and mortgages.
When this happens, it’s often best to deal with compensation claims as These help to ensure that every victim of the disaster or incident benefits from having strength in numbers when it comes to establishing fault and seeking rightful compensation on behalf of survivors and their relatives.
Even when you don’t meet the criteria for a GLO, we may be able to treat you as a group for litigation purposes, to help you take advantage of the many benefits and economies of group actions. To find out more, call us on or and we’ll call you.
Do you offer No Win No Fee collective action?
In tragic circumstances like these, we’ll often seek to act for you under a conditional fee agreement, which is commonly known as a No Win No Fee agreement.
We also have access to ‘after the event’ insurance policies, which mean that any risk of being liable for the defendant’s costs is insured against should your collective action claim not succeed.
If you would like to talk about joining a collective action or seeking a group litigation order with regards to any major incident or disaster, please feel free to talk to one of our experienced collective action solicitors today.
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