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Accidental Death Claim

An Accidental death claim is popularly recognised as wrongful death compensation. It is the compensation claim, which can be claimed by family members following the death of a victim during an accident. It is obviously an extremely emotional time when a loved one passes away in an accident, which was caused by the negligence of some other person or company. You might lose a friend or family member via vehicle accidents, medical negligence or several other serious mishaps. If your family or you have lost a loved one during an accident, you are entitled to claim compensation for the pain and suffering the victim went through as well as financial losses. You are able to make an accidental death claim against the responsible party.

For making a successful compensation claim it is extremely essential to employ an experienced accidental death claim Solicitor. Your Solicitor will offer you all the required details about your rights for making a death compensation claim. Furthermore, the Solicitor will gather proofs, evidence along with other essential documents or reports that will guarantee the success of the claim. The accidental death claim amount will greatly assist the family of the victim to overcome the financial losses suffered.

Additionally, you will require understanding of the areas under which your family or you might claim compensation. A typical accidental death claim might involve compensation for the injuries and the pain suffered by the victim prior to death, the medicinal costs made prior to death, property losses and lifetime income loss.  Claiming for accidental death is not an easy task, this is when accidental death compensation claim Solicitors prove to be of great assistance.

No matter whether death arises from a road accident, accident at work or at some public place, you can pursue an accidental death claim where fault for the accident lies with another party. When it comes to hiring a Solicitor, at present a majority of Solicitors take accidental death cases on the basis of no win no fee i.e. you do not have to pay any fees to the Solicitor regardless of whether you win or lose the case. Cooks Legal guarantee that you receive 100% of any compensation award if your case is a success, and if we win the case our costs are recovered from the third party.  


Pedestrian run over by car
Mrs K was knocked over by a car that mounted the pavement, fracturing her tibia. Following extensive medical investigations organised by Cooks, it transpired that the accident brought forward the need for a knee replacement operation in the next 5-10 years. Cooks settled Mrs K’s claim for £28,750.00 she said:
"I am very pleased with the service I have received and would recommend Cookss to my friends. My claim was handled in a very professional manner and I was kept informed of it’s progress. Everyone I met or spoke to was helpful and considerate and I felt confident in their abilities. This was important to me at the time of my accident and later."
Mrs K from Streetly