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Suspicion of Death by Danger Driving in Liverpool

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 after the tragic accident is now said to have handed himself…

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 used in the course of a…

Estate to Pay more in Fatal Accident Claims

Dramatic increased in court fees are not uncommon 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 that the person who has died is officially…

Probate Court 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 victims pay their solicitors in the event…

More Compensation for Fatal Accident Claims

In a shock move by the Lord Chancellor it was recently announced that the ‘discount rate’ that is applied to serious and fatal accident claims is to be decreased from 2.5% to 0.75%. The end result is that for further awards of compensation (that is money that is used to compensation victims for fatal accidents…

Fatal Accidents At Work – Silo

In this tragic case at a farm, a young farmer lost his life whilst attempting to clean out a silo at a farm where he worked. He became buried in tonnes of grain which acted like quicksand.  He later died. The Heath and Safety Executive investigated the fatal accident at work claim and prosecuted the…

Fatal Accident Claims – Clinical Negligence

The importance of contracting sepsis has taken a new twist when the Health Secretary in the Times on 11 March 2017 has advised that anyone who has contracted the infection should be treated within the hour.  The guidelines take on board the little know dangers of the infection that can lead to death. However failing…

Sepsis in Fatal Accident Claims

Sepsis in Fatal Accident Claims In our earlier blog on fatal accident claims following contracting sepsis we discussed a query our fatal accident solicitors had considered regarding liability of one or more of the following: dog owner – failure to control his dog causing death employer – fatal accident at work medical negligence – fatal…

Fatal Accidents and Motor Insurance Bureau

Fatal Accidents and Motor Insurance Bureau In this blog we would like to refer you to our link page fatal car accidents and motor insurance bureau for general information for bereaved families who need some guidance on taking action against the driver who killed a family member in a fatal road traffic accident. Legal Proceedings v…

Driver in Fatal Accident Was Uninsured – What to Do?

The hurt of loved ones following a fatal road accident is compounded when the person who caused the death was uninsured. It is difficult enough to have to deal with the legal complexities following the sudden and unexpected loss of a close family member but then having to find out there is no insurance just…