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Compensation for Accidental Death

Compensation for accidental death is also known as wrongful death compensation, which can be claimed by a family member of the deceased person. The accident can happen because of numerous reasons that lead to injuries then death. It is tragic to lose the person you love untimely and because of someone else’s negligence. You might lose a close person via road accidents, medical carelessness or some other tragic act. You are entitled to make a claim for compensation for accidental death from the person responsible for the death of the victim of negligence.

For making a successful compensation claim for accidental death, it is of great importance to consult a skilled compensation solicitor. You must ensure that the lawyer you instruct holds great expertise in handling compensation claims;

The solicitor will amass all the evidence along with other required information that may assist in making the claim stronger and ultimately win the case. The claim amount will offer compensation for accidental death so the family of the deceased are able to achieve some level of financial stability.

It is important to be aware of the areas under which your family and you might seek compensation. A typical claim for compensation for accidental death might incorporate injuries and pain sustained by the victim before the death, medicinal costs made after the accident before the death, property damages and lifetime loss of income. There will also be a claim for bereavement from certain members of the family such as spouse, partner living together for 2 years, and parents of a child who dies below the age of 18 years. The amount that you will claim by compensation for accidental death also includes future losses of earnings and services which would have been provided by the deceased for the "lost years". Thus, an experienced accidental death compensation lawyer such as Cooks Legal may prove to be of great help in pursuing a claim. We act on a No Win No Fee basis which means that there is nothing to pay if you lose and also if we win we will recover our costs form the losing party's insurer.

Mrs B was crossing a pedestrian crossing pushing her grandson in a baby buggy when she was knocked to the ground by a car driven by the defendant. The accident caused a complex fracture to her right foot.   Liability was denied as both parties claimed the lights were in their favour. At trial Cooks were successful in proving Mrs B’s case and she was awarded £90,000.00.
"I would like to thank you and all your staff for your courtesy and professionalism in what has been a very distressing time for us all..."
Mrs B from London