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Compensation for the Deceased

Accidents are always dreaded as they can occur anytime and anywhere. They can occur at the places of education, work, roads, public places and also in residential areas. The accidents are feared due to the pain and misery they cause to the victim and her/ his relatives. There are times when the accidents are so critical that they cause the death of the victim proving to be fatal for her/him. These fatal accidents are of immense agony for the family and friends of the deceased who lose their loved one without any fault of her/him.

When these fatal accidents occur, the family of the deceased is grossly affected. There are post accident and death ceremonies that are to be performed and hospital bills to be paid for if the victim died while being critically operated upon because of the fatal accidents.  In many cases, it is wage earner of the family who loses his life in such fatal accidents, thereby rendered the family in a hapless situation of miserable economic situation. In such cases, it becomes very crucial that the family of the victim files a suit for compensation for the deceased against the guilty accused.

This compensation for the deceased is very important to be claimed as it aids the family of the victim to recuperate from the losses that they have incurred by the death of their beloved member. What the family of the deceased is to keep in mind is that the compensation for the deceased should be lodged within three years of the occurrence of the accident. It is so because once this time is lapsed; it gets very difficult to prove the case and also, the compensation claim may also get rejected by the judiciary of the concerned state. If filed ion time, it becomes very easy to locate the witnesses and the evidences for proving the accused side guilty and thereby get aptly compensated.

As fatal accidents are legal matters, it is always better if the family of the deceased avails the help and guidance of a personal injury solicitor. These solicitors have ample knowledge and know all the tricks to make these suffering families win the case and earn their well deserving compensation amounts to the maximum possible. These days the personal injury solicitors do not charge anything from the plaintiffs unless the cease has been effectively carried through and the family of the deceased gets their compensation amount.

Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case