We understand that contacting a law firm is daunting, especially when discussing a traumatic experience, such as the loss of life due to a fatal accident. However, our fatal accident solicitors and specialists are approachable, friendly and down to earth.
What Can Fatal Accident Solicitors Help With?
If a family member has died in unclear or unusual circumstances, their death might be reported to a coroner, who could then decide to hold an inquest. Our fatal accident solicitors have helped people who have lost loved ones in various circumstances, including:
How Long Do I Have to Make a Fatal Accident Claim?
In the UK, you will have three years from the time of the incident to make the claim. Usually, the time limit starts from the date the accident or injury occurred. However, in some cases, the time limit can start from when you realised injuries from a particular accident caused the death of a loved one.
Drop In Sessions at our Fatal Accident Solicitors:
The following drop-in session are held weekly by our accident & personal injury specialists:
- Sheffield – Tuesday 10am – 4pm
- Rotherham –Thursday 10am – 4pm
- Barnsley – Wednesday 10am – 4pm
If you think you may have a fatal accident claim call in to speak to one of the team, no appointment necessary.
By telephone; We also hold free 30 minute telephone consultations – just call 0114 2496661 on Tuesday or Thursday 2pm – 5pm (for any office).
Fatal Accident FAQs
Who Can Bring a Fatal Accident Claim?
- A spouse or civil partner of the deceased
- Anyone living with them immediately before their death
- Anyone living with them for two years before their death
- A child of the deceased
- A parent, grandparent, or sibling of the deceased
What Does Fatal Mean in an Accident?
It causes someone’s death.
Can You Claim Compensation for Accidental Death?
Not all fatal accidents will be due to the negligence of another person, however, those that are may be eligible for compensation.