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Widow Compensation

Fatal accidents will cause much devastation and disruption to the lives of the victim’s family members. The surviving wife of the deceased can also find herself in financial difficulties if the deceased was the only earning member of the family. The future of children and other dependent family members can feel unsecured in such circumstances.


If you have been a victim of such a situation, you can claim widow compensation with the assistance of a proficient accident Solicitor.

The compensation amount can ease the financial pressures on the family members who have lost an important member of their family. You can claim compensation if the accident is as a result of the negligence of a third party. Cooks Legal will provide support to the deceased’s family at every stage of the claims process.

Making a claim is not the first matter on the minds of grieving family members who have lost a loved one through a fatal accident. It is however necessary for the finances of the family. Efficient Solicitors can help you attain compensation which will provide financial support to your family. Cooks Legal have experience in dealing with such cases and will take care of any legal complications in your case with ease.


The widow compensation claim will require proof and evidence as to the losses suffered. The claim may include amounts for the pain and suffering of the deceased, his medical costs, funeral expenses, dependency awards and a bereavement award of £11,800. It is always beneficial to instruct professional Solicitors who will work to get you maximum compensation for the loss you have suffered. Cooks Legal will guide clients through every stage of the compensation procedure giving you appropriate advice where necessary.


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