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The Hillsborough Law – Coroners and Inquest Hearings

There is no doubt amongst honest and decent members of the public the admiration of the 96 families who over so many years had to fight for justice, rather than justice fighting for them. “THE TRUTH HAS COME OUT AND WE MUST LEARN FROM IT.” The “Hillsborough law” is for and behalf of those who…

Dying with Embarrassment

The heart stops in the bedroom while love making. It is more common than you would think. No fatal accident claim can be made, of course but it is something that has been brought to the attention when considering the response from the British Heart foundation (BHF). The BHF said that the findings should not scare…

999 and Fatal Accident Claims

Fatal Accident Claims & 999 The Emergency Ambulance service are causing almost 2 deaths per month for failing to get to the accident scene on time and or failures to recognised the severity of the patent’s symptoms. In a damming acknowledgement by the Coroners in England and Wales it is reported that Coroners have had…

Fatal Accident Claims – Death by 999

We are all aware of Government cut back over recent times. But when cut back cause unnecessary deaths we have to sit up in society and take action. It is recorded that almost two patients die a month on average due to the failings of the ambulance service following a 999 call. Main Causes of…

Death by Dangerous Cycling

We have all heard of causing death by dangerous driving or causing death by careless driving, however the Conservative Government are considering if a charge on the statue books can be brought for causing death by dangerous cycling. Ministers this month are looking into the death of a cyclist where a woman was hit by…

Employee Drowns While Collecting Golf Balls

Employee Drowns While Collecting Golf Balls We go to work expecting that the laws are there to protect employees.  There are various Health and Safety Laws to provide that protection but sadly, all too often they are ignored. In this tragic accident a man had drowned when he was sent by his employer to collect…

Problems Making a Will Electronically

The Law Commission’s report on making a will needs to be updated so as to reflect modern day society and bring the law in line with the electronic age. The law on making a will (usually by solicitors) has not been updated for many years.  In fact 40% of people in the UK die without…

Make A Will By Text Message!

Fatal accident claims solicitors can report that there is ongoing investigations that the law relating to will writing in outdated and must be kept up to date with modern technology. It has been mentioned that text messages, emails or even voice mails could be considered binding on the deceased’s estate on how the testator’s wishes…

Fight for Dignified Death

Whilst we are experts in fatal accident claims there are moments when the law affect other aspects of our lives. The right to die, has been brought into the court once again when a campaigner who is terminally ill requires the court to determined when he can die with ‘dignity’ rather than being ‘entombed’ by…

Murder Compensation Claims

Compensation Claims for a Murdered Relative There is nothing so emotive than to lose a loved one due to a criminal act such as murder.  The devastation can only be imagined by those not affected.  Even, perhaps more hurtful is if the murder is by a family member, husband or wife for instance or the…