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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…

Criminal injuries – fatal road crash

Criminal injuries – fatal road crash It is unfortunate that there are many senseless deaths and fatal car accidents on UK road due to the criminal acts of others.  Usually young teenage or adult males. Motor vehicles can easily be turned into weapons and cause carnage.  Young males still steel vehicles for ‘joy riding’ or…

Fatal accident notices posted on Facebook

Fatal accident notices posted on Facebook The power of social medial especially Facebook continues to surprise how we live and react with family, friend and the world. In a recent study by The Co-Op Funeral care say that they found that one in eight adults now announce a death on Facebook including tributes and condolences.…

Death by dangerous driving

Death by dangerous driving compensation A lorry driver charged with causing death by dangerous driving has been jailed for 4.5 years. The case was publicised last year when his lorry failed to stop and crashed into the rear of a broken down car. The tragic accident had killed a young woman who was sitting inside…

Estate to pay more in fatal accident claims

Estate to pay more in fatal accident claims Dramatic increased in court fees are not un-common with the Conservative Government.  Now the bereaved families are set with another tax through probate fees which will come into force in May 2017. What is probate in a fatal accident claim? Probate is the court procedure to ensure…

Fatal accident claims – probate fees rise

Fatal accident claims – probate fees rise Under new laws announced by the Government, yet again a further tax on death are to be introduced through the back door by court fees. Fatal accident claims solicitors are only too well aware that this Government has reduced access to justice to many or have made injured…

Motor policies to rise again – fatal accident claims?

Motor policies to rise again – fatal accident claims? In a surprise move by the Government, the compensation bill for motor insurance companies is due to raise by £6 billion which they claim will add a £60 levy on the  average cost of a motor policy to cover personal injury claims such as fatal accident…

Compensation fatal accident claims – increase

Compensation fatal accident claims – increase The good news (if it can be described that way) is that compensation for fatal accident claims are to increase as a result of the Lord Chancellor’s announcement to cut the discount rate for future losses where the someone has suffered life changing injuries or fatal injuries.   The…

Compensation Fatal accident Claims – increase

Why did the courts get it wrongful over many years? (Part 3) Home > Fatal accident Claims – increase Compensation fatal accident claims – increase The good news (if it can be described that way) is that compensation for fatal accident claims are to increase as a result of the Lord Chancellor’s announcement to cut…

Death by careless driving – text messages

Death by careless driving – text messages In a crackdown on using mobile phones behind the wheel, new drivers who have passed their  driving test could lose their licence if they are caught using their mobile phone whilst driving a motor vehicle. New offences: Six points on your licence and £200 fine The new measures…