Fatal Claims

While most healthcare is administered to a very high standard, sometimes mistakes are made and a patient can tragically lose their life. In such circumstances, it is imperative the bereaved seek legal assistance to help them at such a difficult time through providing invaluable support and guidance on how to claim for the suffering caused. At JMW, we know just how devastating medical errors can be, and we are fully committed to securing the compensation to which you and your loved ones are entitled.

If you have been bereaved due to fatal medical negligence, our specialist team of solicitors can help. Call us on 0800 054 6078 or complete our online enquiry form to discuss your situation and let our experienced and understanding solicitors assist.

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About Fatal Claims

You may be entitled to make a claim if somebody close to you has died and you believe this to have been caused due to the negligent actions of a medical professional. For instance, you may suspect that all of the appropriate steps were not taken to prevent the death of your loved one.

By making a claim, you will give yourself the best chance of discovering what happened, and why. If it arises that the death may have been avoidable and was caused by negligence, you could be entitled to compensation; and we'll help you get the correct amount.

Families understandably want answers whenever something happens to a person in the care of a professional, especially in the event of death due to medical negligence. We will help you get these answers. Not only that, our involvement can also help to make sure that the right measures are taken to prevent the same thing happening to somebody else.

Who We Can Claim On Behalf Of

We can help you to challenge the medical errors that led to the devastating loss of a child, or enable you to cope with the financial consequences of losing a loved one by securing the compensation to which you are entitled.

We can claim on behalf of:

  • A husband or wife, or former husband or wife of the deceased
  • A civil partner or former civil partner of the deceased
  • A person who was living with the deceased as husband or wife for at least two years prior to the death
  • A parent or other dependant of the deceased
  • A person who was treated by the deceased as his or her parent
  • A child or other dependant of the deceased

We understand that while nothing can repair the emotional pain of losing a loved one, compensation can help to ease financial issues, especially if the main breadwinner in a family has been sadly lost.

Attendance at Inquests

After some accidents, an Inquest is ordered by the State to investigate a cause of death (rather than to assess who is to blame). You may be entitled to attend the Inquest and we can assist you by attending as well, as your solicitor, to apply to question witnesses and seek particular information that may assist in the analysis of the accident.

Call us on 0800 054 6512  if you need any advice or assistance at an Inquest.

Why Choose JMW?

Our team is highly experienced in dealing with fatal claims. We have dealt with fatalities caused by many different situations, and always provide a caring, sympathetic service. We understand how difficult it and daunting it can seem to make a claim in such terrible circumstances, but we are here to make the whole process as simple and hassle-free as possible.

We work with compassion and empathy and will always work towards the speediest result possible. Our professional and personal approach will ensure you're able to get the answers you are after. 

Case Studies
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  • Negligent Infant Death - £100,000

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Talk to Us

To talk in more detail about your situation, call our specialist solicitors on 0800 054 6078 or complete our online enquiry form and allow us to call you at a more convenient time. We are happy to offer free initial consultations on any case.

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