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Fatal Accident Claims
When a member of your family or someone close to you passes away it can be a very emotional time. To find that the cause of death could be through someone’s incompetence can protract the grieving process and cause incredible upset.
It is possible to claim compensation for the death of a relative or loved one who has died as a result of Medical Negligence. You may be able to claim damages for bereavement, loss of dependency on their income or services and funeral costs.
We can advise you on whether you can claim in a sympathetic and understanding way. We will not push you to pursue a claim if this is not what you wish.
However, given that the 3 year limitation period will run from the date of death it is important that you seek legal advice early.
Many fatal accident claims relate to:
- Surgical Negligence
- Obstetric Negligence
Where there is doubt about a person’s cause of death, or concerns about medical treatment, an Inquest may be held.