Fatal Accident

The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one in a fatal accident is devastating for both their family and friends.

It is a time when those left behind are faced with the difficult challenge of coming to terms with their loss, trying to understand how it happened, and the huge emotional task of starting to plan for life without them.

At Hudgell Solicitors, we have a dedicated, sympathetic team of specialists who have experience of supporting bereaved families through their legal position.

Offering the highest quality advice to ensure all immediate and long term needs are met, we provide help and advice for coping with the loss of a loved one, such as suggesting relevant charities and organisations you can turn to, whilst also supporting you to fully understand the process of pursuing a claim for compensation.

We have the experience of obtaining substantial compensation on behalf of bereaved families who have lost loved ones in accidents, whether on the road, at work or in other circumstances.

Our specialist team have successfully pursued compensation claims for families following fatal accidents on behalf of:

  • the husband or wife of the deceased
  • the former husband or wife of the deceased
  • the children and dependants of the deceased
  • parents of the deceased
  • a civil partner of the deceased

Contact us now for initial advice about your case. All cases are dealt with on a no win no fee basis so there is no financial risk to you.

How can we help you?

If you were financially dependent on the deceased you may be able to claim for the loss of financial support, other support such as childcare or household duties, and for loss of any other benefits such as pension rights.

Should you pursue a claim with Hudgell Solicitors, your case will be handled sensitively and with sympathy by an experienced solicitor with extensive experience of handling fatal accident claims.

In appropriate circumstances we will assist you with inquest representation and/or advice and assistance with criminal or health and sefety proceedings brought about as a result of the accident.

Contact us now for initial advice about your case. All cases are dealt with on a no win no fee basis so there is no financial risk to you.

Making a claim

If you need advice regarding the loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident, contact our down to earth, friendly team today for free advice and support.

Our caring approach to legal advice allows us to support clients with fatal accident claims, which can be complex, time consuming and distressing, by offering a service that is personal and puts you and your family’s needs first.

Contact us now for initial advice about your case.

Simply call us on
01482 778 463 for free advice


No win no fee

  • personal insurance cover so there’s no financial risk to you in pursuing a claim
  • whatever the outcome of your case, you won’t have to pay a penny (provided that you fully assist us with your claim) other than an agreed percentage of your damages