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Water ride fatal accident

Water ride fatal accident Following the tragic death of a young girl recently at the Drayton Manor Theme Park 3 other big UK Theme Parks have closed down their water rides. The three Theme Parks are: Alton Towers Thrope Park Lego Land The young girl sadly lost her life whilst on a school trip.  It…

Insurance companies profit from motor accidents

Insurance companies profit from motor accidents Motor insurance companies have been accused of ‘profiteering’ when it comes to renewal of motor insurance premiums.  Across all polices for fatal car accident claims and non-fatal accident claims it has been reported that the number of accidents have reduced whilst the premiums have increased. This is despite the…

Facebook fatal car accident claims

Facebook fatal car accident claims There are greater penalties for using your mobile phone whilst driving and for good reason. A recent tragic case refers.  A woman was reported to be on the social media site Facebook when she failed to appreciate that the vehicles in front of her were stationary and stuck the vehicle…

Fatal car accident claims – marijuana

Fatal car accident claims – marijuana Tragically it is not just human error, a split second wrong decision or complete and utter carelessness or recklessness that may cause a fatal road accident claim for compensation but what the driver does before getting behind the wheel. The issue is drugs in society and seemingly freely available…

Drugs the big killer in fatal road accidents claims

Drugs the big killer in fatal road accidents claims Sign of the times.  In the 70’s and 80’s the problem seemed to be with alcohol related deaths on the road.  However there in the United States there are more fatal road accidents due to drugs than alcohol. Why is this relevant I hear you say…

Social Media The New Church

Social MediaThe New Church The Church is often what we use to for family and friend to get together on important stages in our lives: Christenings Marriage Deaths Facebook is taking over! Now Facebook is taking over (at least digitally).  We are still using The Church for such important events in our lives (and death)…

Fatal accident claims

Fatal accident claims Many fatal accident claims are brought by the ‘next of kin’ on behalf of the deceased. This is generally the widow or widower, parent of a child.  If the deceased left a will then the person entitled to make a fatal accident claim for compensation must proceed by the wishes left in…

Inquest and Coroners Court – Help and Advice

Inquest and Coroners Court As fatal accident claim solicitors were are often asked by bereaved families what happens at an Inquest and what is a Coroner’s court and how does it affect the fatal accident claim? In short an Inquest is where there is an investigation into the death of a loved one following a…

Cyclists and fatal accidents – near misses

Cyclists and fatal accidents – near misses Cyclists are prone to serious life-chanigng injuries or fatalities on the road due to their vulnerability. Cyclists are reported to be a risk to being knocked off their bike almost every 2 weeks which can be the fault of the cyclists not being aware of their surroundings or…

Fatal car accident – suspicion death by dangerous driving

Fatal car accident – suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving A man has been arrested in a ‘hit and run’ tragic fatal car accident when the vehicle he was driving caused the tragic death of a little girl and serious injury to her grandmother. The man who handed himself in after allegedly travelling abroad…