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Manslaughter – Fatal Lorry Accident Claims

In this tragic road traffic accident a lorry driver was cleared of causing death by dangerous driving and causing death by careless driving when the breaks of a lorry failed on a steep hill.

However the owner of the haulage company was responsible for the vehicle and the Company’s mechanic who was responsible for checking the lorry’s breaks were convicted in the Crown Court for manslaughter by gross negligence of four people who were tragically lost their life in the fatal accident claim.

It is reported that both the owner and the chief mechanic could face significant lengthy custodial sentence.

The scale and tragic consequences following the fatal road accident with the lorry is that four people had lost their lives including a little girl who was only four.

Our sincere condolences go out to all the families and friends of those that have been involved in such a needless and tragic fatal road accident.

Fines for Ignoring Road Signs

The Government are getting tough on drivers who fail to obey motorway road signs.  In particular the ‘X’ red crosses that advise of lane closures in order to limit fatal injury claim and accidents on UK roads.

Reduce Fatal Injury Claims & Accidents

In a move by the Department of Transport it is said that automated cameras could be installed to record motor vehicles who have failed to obey the road signs when viewed from the overhead gantries.

£1000 Fines If You Ignore Motorway Road Signs

A stick rather than a carrot approach is being mooted with a fine of up to £1,000 for drivers for the most serious offences. By ignoring traffic lights drivers can be given a fine of a £100 and 3 penalty points.

Getting the message across to help reduce fatal injury claims and accidents are a sign point for smart motorways where the regulation of traffic is seen as the way forward.  To force or encourage more drivers to obey and be aware of the dangers to help motorway traffic flow and reduce the number of fatal injury claims and accidents are seen the way forward.

This is particularly noticeable in smart motorways when there is a possible danger flash point when during busy times, the signals will be offered to motorists to use the hard shoulder.  There are concerns that this may cause fatal injuries or accidents on the smart motorways where are being build to help manage traffic flow.

Will this Reduce Fatal Injury Claims and Accidents?

Only time will tell.  Certainly the idea is there and may create better flow of traffic but motorists will have to get use to the signs and obey them.  The signs however have to be meaningful and time-sensitive.

By time-sensitive, we at fatal accident solicitor by our own experience in using motorways (like millions of others) have come across may motorways signs that bear no relevance to the traffic conditions they are currently faced with.  By this there are suggested maximum speed limitations when it is clear there is no obstruction or road traffic accident preventing the national speed limit.  The sign of fog on the road when is have been clear for miles upon miles on the motorway.

So by upgrading the smart motorways to help traffic management and reduce fatal injury claims and accidents, the signs to motorists must be clear and time-sensitive.

Fatal Road Accident Claims Black Spot – Wales

As reported by the BBC on fatal accident Wales has considered an accident black spot.  Between 2012-2014 greater than 100 people were killed in a fatal accident and approximately 7,500 minor to sustained life changing injuries.

Fatal Road Traffic Accident Claims

The statistics offered by the Welsh Government indicate the following information about fatal road accident and non-fatal road deaths:
  • In 2015 = 5,543 road accidents involving personal injury
  • 105 accidents resulted in a fatal injury.
  • 1,081 people sustained serious or life changing injuries.
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The Most Common Cause of a Fatal Road Traffic Accident?

According to the Welsh Government on fatal road traffic accidents claims and non-fatal injury claims from serious to minor personal injury is simply that the driver has not kept a proper look out.  A simple omission but can lead to drastic and devastating results.

Claiming Compensation For Fatal Road Accident

As fatal accident solicitor we are hear to help you make claim for compensation following a fatal road accident. Every case is different has its challengers and complexities. No matter how difficult we are hear to help you.

Viola Beach – Coroner’s Court in Warrington

The tragic deaths of the Band Members of Viola Beach and their Manager was held locally in their home town of Warrington Cheshire. Once the short formalities of the hearing took place the Inquest was adjourned to be heard at a later time.

This is because the Coroner will have insufficient evidence to make any verdict into the cause of the death.  Only once the evidence has been collated by the Swedish Police and other relevant organisations will the Inquest into the Deaths of Viola Beach be heard.

Viola Beach Car Crash

It was reported that the bodies of the band members have been returned to their respective families.

All band members of Viola Beach were killed on the 13 February 2016 whilst they were in Sweden when their hired car departed from a bridge and landed into a canal below.  All men were killed.  There were unfounded rumors that the band may have taken drink or drugs but was later proved wrong when the toxicologist report on the bodies revealed negative findings.

Warrington Coroner Nicholas Rheinberg

The Coroner headed to hear the Inquest of the deaths has been named as Nicholas Rheinberg who officially released the bodies so the burials could take place.  The Swedish Police and the UK Police are said to be in co-operation with each other over the fatal car crash.

Affected by the Fatal Car Crash?

This tragic car crash has been reported by the national press and TV because in one accident, it has took the lives of all the band members who were  young and had promising careers ahead of them.  Such as waste of life and yet the accident circumstances are still unknown.

The unknown facts leaves the bereaved families in limbo and hinders the grieving process.

At the fatal accident claims solicitors we not only helping many families affected by such similar tragic events and difficult times but specialise in fact finding and getting to the truth of what happened by liaising with the police and relevant authorities including, if necessary obtaining specialist expert evidence.  Once the evidence has been obtained to present any case at an Inquest Hearing before the Coroner.  Once the hearing has been held, to continue to support the families to help with all the necessary paper-work and deal with all financial claims for loss and dependency including any bereavement award and funeral expenses.

Every case is tragic.  We will help, just call us for advice and assistance.  We are No Win No Fee Solicitors so you will have not worry problems by instructing experienced qualified solicitors. For the avoidance of doubt we are not representing the families of Viola Beach or the manager’s family and dependents.

Death Due to Ice on Road

Death Due to Ice on Road

The deceased, 40, died as he travelled along a long stretch of road when he lost control of his Nissan Micra before colliding with an oncoming lorry.

It is believed the conditions on the road were icy which resulted in drivers having to reduce speed on the road due to conditions on the road.

A witness advised that the deceased was travelling in his vehicle when he turned a bend at the top of a hill when it started to skid. The deceased tried to save the vehicle by swopping lanes when he ended up in the opposite dual carriageway.

At the time of the fatal car accidents there was a truck coming up, he tried to avoid the Micra but unfortunately was not able to.

The driver of the truck and the witness got out of their vehicles, went over to the deceased’s vehicle and tried to help but they advise there was no signs of life and no response from him.

His cause of death is to of believed to have been multiple traumatic injuries due to a road traffic collision and died at the scene of the fatal car accident.

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Fatal Car Accident Support & Advice

For help and support following a road fatality to a close relative please contact us.  We will hold your hand and provide expert sympathetic advise throughout this difficult time.   All our fatal road accident claims are dealt with under our No Win, No Fee, Solicitor Service.

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Contact one of our highly experienced fatal accident solicitors discuss all aspects of making a claim or click on the following links below for more information.  When you are ready we are.  Please be aware there is a 3 year time limit from the date of death to make a fatal car accident claim however.  It not just about the compensation, we understand that, our service extends beyond this, to help support the family, get to the truth, dealing with the Coroner and all the paper-work.

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Two Men Die Due to a Accident with a Tractor

Two Men Die Due to a Accident with a Tractor

It is believed the two men aged 24, was on their way from to a fishing trip when the crash crash, it is claimed occurred.

A third passenger was involved in this fatal car accident but survived with only minor injuries.

The deceased driver is believed to have failed to stop at a junction which resulted in him colliding with a tractor.

An inquest took place and the tractor driver told the coroner that the vehicle collided head on with his tractor and spun around before crashing into a road sign which sadly resulted in them loosing their life.

The two deceased men were pronounced dead at the scene of the fatal car accident.

The coroner ruled their death was caused by catastrophic injuries resulting in fatal road traffic collision.

Information to families of the deceased – Fatal Car Accident.

By instructing the fatal accident claims solicitors you will NOT BE ALONE.  Every death is a tragic chapter and through life it is something we will all experience. But when it is so sudden and to the young the pain can be more than unbearable.  Nobody can do now bring back the life of your Wife, Husband, Partner Brother, Sister and even a Child.  However the family left behind have to continue even when at times it may seem pointless.

The legal side of things plays an important part following a death due to a fatal road accident.  It may seem like a blur to bereaved families but it has to be done.  The Government have historic legal authority over the body of the deceased, whether we like it or not.

For further reading, please click on our fatal car accident claims guide.

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32-year-old killed in fatal car accident.

32-year-old killed in fatal car accident.

The father of two, was travelling on a motorway, travelling towards the coast when the accident happened.

A witness told the Coroner’s Court that they saw smoke coming from the vehicle just before it lost control and a lorry driver had recorded what is believed to be the deceased travelling at speed along the busy motorway for approximately 14 miles.

The forensic investigators found that the deceased was travelling at speed overtaking a secondary vehicle when he lost control, veered across the carriageway and crashed through a barrier.

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It is believed the deceased was thrown from his vehicle, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle the deceased was travelling in suffered extensive damage and the roof panel had been forced down into the passenger area. Both doors had been torn off and a tyre was deflated.

The deceased suffered multiple injuries and died at the scene of the fatal car accident.

Fatal Car Accident Support

For help and support following a road fatality to a close relative please contact us.  We will hold your hand and provide expert sympathetic advise throughout this difficult time.   All our road accident claims are dealt with under our No Win, No Fee, Solicitor Service.

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Contact one of our highly experienced solicitors discuss all aspects of making a claim or click on the following links below for more information.  When you are ready we are.  Please be aware there is a 3 year time limit from the date of death to make a fatal car accident claim however.

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Out of Control HGV Causes Vehicle Pile-Up

Out of Control HGV Causes Vehicle Pile-Up

In yet another tragic fatal car accident, it is believed the deceased was stationary as she was stuck in traffic on a well known busy motorway, when a heavy goods vehicle, out of control, crashed into the back of her vehicle causing a five vehicle pile-up.

Three occupants from different vehicle was transported to hospital and treated for minor injuries and was discharged, while a 35-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the fatal car accident.

The deceased is believed to of suffered serious head and numerous bodily injuries due to this fatal car accident.

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Information to families of the deceased – Fatal Car Accident.

By instructing the fatal accident claims solicitors you will NOT BE ALONE..  Every death is a tragic chapter and through life it is something we will all experience. But when it is so sudden and to the young the pain is more than unbearable.  Nobody can do now bring back the life of your Wife, Husband, Partner Brother, Sister and even a Child.  However the family left behind have to continue even when at times it may seem pointless.

The legal side of things plays an important part following a death due to a road accident.  It may seem like a blur to bereaved families but it has to be done.  The Government have historic legal authority over the body of the deceased, whether we like it or not.

For further reading, please click on our fatal car accident claims guide.

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Fatal Car Accident Claimed the Life of a Teenager

Fatal Car Accident Claimed the Life of a Teenager

18-year-old front seat passenger killed in fatal car accident which injured her boyfriend and has left him hospitalised.

It is believed that the Renault Clio who was being driven by an 18-year-old teenager who is believed to be her boyfriend who has survived this fatal road crash.

The vehicle is believed to of left the road and collided with a tree head on resulting in a fatality.

A backseat passenger is to of believed of escaped with only minor injuries.

The 18-year-old deceased was picked up by her boyfriend from work where she had been working at night.  They were thought to have been heading towards town.

It has been confirmed that no other vehicle was involved in the fatal road crash which left the road shut for eight hours following investigations by the police and ambulance services.

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Who can claim if my family member has been involved in a fatal car accident?

As fatal accident claim solicitors, we are faced with searching questions by the family of the deceased about who has authority to instruct a solicitor to pursue the investigations and claim against the person(s) at fault.

However, not everyone connected to the deceased can claim compensation. The law limits the type of people who can claim.

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Therefore the persons who can claim on behalf of the deceased are those close family members who were in some way “dependant” upon the deceased before and at the time of death which include:

  • Widow/Widower/Legal Partner
  • Deceased’s infant children
  • Parent of the deceased
  • Any person who was living with the deceased as a husband or wife immediately before the accident and was doing so for at least two years prior to the fatal accident claim.

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Contact one of our highly experience fatal car accident solicitors in order to seek free advice to enquire whether to you can claim compensation on behalf of your deceased loved one.

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Man Dies Due to Fatal Car Accident

The 23-year-old deceased was believed to be driving down a busy road in his Vauxhall Insignia when a Citroen which was driving “partly sideways” on the wrong side of the road travelling in the opposite direction collided with him head on, which caused both vehicles to plough into a field causing the road death.

It is believed the Citroen driver was doing 80mph in a 50mph speed limit zone.

The deceased, died instantly due to internal injuries, along with a fractured skull and trauma within the brain which was unsurvivable.

Fatal Car Accident Support

For help and support following a road fatality to a close relative please contact us.  We will hold your hand and provide expert sympathetic advise throughout this difficult time.   All our road accident claims are dealt with under our No Win, No Fee, Solicitor Service.

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Contact one of our highly experienced solicitors discuss all aspects of making a claim or click on the following links below for more information.  When you are ready we are.  Please be aware there is a 3 year time limit from the date of death to make a fatal car accident claim however.

Contact us now, the fatal car accident solicitors for any questions you may have, we are here to help you or why not try our Priority Contact Form of Live Chat facility on this website.

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