Fatal Claims

The death of a family member is always tragic, but is even crueller when death has been caused by an error in medical treatment.

We know that while nothing will bring your loved ones back, an explanation of the event will help to bring closure and, hopefully, make life a little more bearable.

We specialise in fatal claims and can offer you and your family support at this time, investigating the claim and answering your questions, helping you to discover what happened and why.

In some cases, particularly when the death was sudden or the causes unknown, the death may be reported to the Coroner and an inquest held in order to establish the facts surrounding it. We will guide you through this process, obtaining medical records and reports and supporting you during the inquest itself. In some cases we might be able to represent you at the inquest on a pro bono basis, meaning that you do not have to pay us.

After the inquest, we can help you bring a fatal clinical negligence claim against the NHS Trust responsible for the death. We will help you claim for a bereavement award. We will also advise on your claim for:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of dependency
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of services

Contact Us

You can call us on 0843 221 8337 or contact us via the Get in Touch form.

Our specialist solicitors will advise and support you every step of the way and manage your claim in a sympathetic and sensitive manner. We can also offer advice on dealing with financial needs, state benefits, employment and other rights.

Not only can we deal with your legal claim but we can also put you in touch with relevant support groups who offer practical advice, compassion and assistance. You don’t have to feel like you’re alone.