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Car Insurers Hike Up Premiums by One Call

If you have been involved in fatal car accident or non fatal accident you must report the accident to your insurance company.  Failure to do so may result in you not being covered for the accident claim. The reason why it is important is because your insurance company need to find out what has happened…

Police Charged for Dangerous Driving

Can the police be charged with causing death by dangerous driving or causing death by careless driving during an emergency 999 call?  The answer is, as you would expect, ‘it depends on the circumstances.’  If the police were found guilty of causing a fatal accident then the dependents of the deceased can claim compensation. During…

Hit and Run Driving – Man Jailed

A set of tragic circumstances led to the loss of two young cousins in a hit and run case on New Year’s Eve. The driver was convicted of careless driving and jailed for 4 years. The set of regrettable circumstances are: Hungarian man allowed to come to the UK with criminal convictions. His friends also…

Fatal Accident Claims – Uninsured Driver

When faced with a fatal accident claims road traffic accident there can be worry for the dependent family that the defendant driver does not have motor insurance to provide compensation to the deceased’s estate and family left behind. Thankfully, even if the defendant driver was uninsured or even untraced at the time of the fatal…

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 fact that the solicitors costs have…

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 to many youngsters who drive today.…

Drugs The Big Killer in Fatal Road Accident 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 as this is an American problem?  The answer is short…

Social Media The 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) but Facebook is now…

Inquest and Coroners Court – Help and Advice

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 fatal accident claim. Inquest…

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 motorists not seeing or expecting a cyclist…