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Fatal Accident Claims

 Fatal Accident Claims are just like any other personal injury claim. To make a claim you will need to have a personal Injury Solicitor to represent you. Making a claim for compensation requires the expertise of a Personal Injury solicitor. All personal injury solicitors or lawyers can act for you but you must be careful as all solicitors have different lengths of experience and have different specialties from each other.

Where do I start with my Fatal Accident Claim and what evidence do I need to make a claim?

Collect all the relevant details of the Third-party or who you hold responsible for your injury- Depending on the type of claim you are claiming for the third party will vary.

Example

*If it is a road accident claim then the third party would be the car registration details of the vehicle who may have caused the accident to happen.

*If a work accident then the details would be of the employer who you would have worked for.

*If a public liability claim then this would be details of the shop or supermarket where the slip or accident may have occurred.

Keep any evidence that you may have to support your claim

This includes 

*Photographs

*Witness details

Making a Fatal Accident claim

A Fatal Accident Claims claim must have a ‘personal injury’. This means that an injury or illness has resulted from this incident taking place and was somebody else’s fault. If the Fatal Accident Claim has been due to somebody else’s negligence, or your condition has been made worse, then you could make a personal injury claim.

Making a claim allows you to recover for any adverse effects the injury has had on your day to day life

Can I make a claim for Fatal Accident Claim on a No Win No Fee Basis?

No Win No fee is simply a financial agreement which is also known as a conditional fee agreement or (CFA) –This is an agreement between you and the acting solicitor, which means you will not have to pay their fee if they do not win your case. This means that you do not pay any legal fees or costs upfront – You will only pay them a fee of up to a maximum of 25% from the compensation you receive if you win.

How does No Win No Fee work for Fatal Accident Claims?

When you make a personal injury claim, most solicitors will help you make your claim on a No Win No Fee basis. If they are unable to offer you a No Win No Fee agreement which is very rare, then they will let you know right from the start.

No Win No Fee Solicitors will deal with your Personal Injury claim in full. This includes phone calls, letters, and arranging a medical appointment for you to obtain a report of injuries even if you have actually recovered.

What types of personal injury claims are covered under a No Win No Fee agreement?

Most. Personal injury claims can be made on a No Win No Fee basis majority of the time. As long as the solicitor trusts that you have a reasonable chance to win, they would run the case for you on a No Win No Fee basis

Accidents that we cover on a No Win No Fee Basis include the following: this is not an exhaustive list

How much will my solicitor charge me if I win my Fatal Accident Claim?

If you win your case, your solicitor will take up to a maximum of 25%. they will not charge you more than this but it can be less. They will also take off the charge for the ATE policy which is an insurance policy to protect you against paying legal fees if you lose. ATE fees can vary so it is best to check with the solicitor in question

What happens if I lose my Fatal Accident Claim?

If you do not win, you will not need to pay your solicitor.

They may take out what is known as ATE insurance, which covers your legal fees if you lose your claim.

What happens if my Fatal Accident Claims case is abandoned or discontinued?

Some cases can get abandoned partway through making a claim; It is always good to find out why this has happened. In any event, if this does happen you are not liable to pay the legal fees and the costs would normally be covered with the ATE policy that was taken out

How much can you claim for a Fatal Accident Claims?

This is a common question asked by those who are interested in making a claim for compensation. In the case of each accident claim, all cases vary and it is very difficult to pinpoint an exact figure without having the case evaluated in detail.

In order to determine the correct amount of compensation due to the claimant, judges use guideline amounts in order to ascertain how much compensation should be awarded to the claimant.

When should you make your Fatal Accident claim?

Fatal Accident Claims should be started as soon as possible while your memory is still fresh and while your treatment is still ongoing. Starting earlier makes it easier to track down witnesses such as other doctors and nurses.

You have up to a maximum of three years to start your claim 

The time limit for making a claim starts from the date the poor treatment was received; or three years from the date of ‘knowledge which is the date that you first realized that you have been a victim of Fatal Accident Claims

If you have been injured as a result of an accident then contact our friendly team today on 0203 813 9654 or simply fill out our contact form and we will call you back as soon as possible

 

Call us 0203 813 9654 today and see how we can help you.
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