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Fatal Accidents in Scotland

Claim For a Fatal Accident in Scotland with No Win No Fee

Harper Macleod has specialist fatal accident solicitors who can help you and your family following the loss of a loved one. We know that no amount of money can ever compensate for the trauma you and your family suffer following losing a loved one. As experts in dealing with fatal accidents we know how important it is to get answers and we will support you and your family during this traumatic time.

Our experience of fatal accidents

We have represented individuals and families in relation:

How to submit a claim following a Fatal Accident?

Under Scottish law the range of people who are able to receive compensation as a result of a fatal accident is wide ranging. Compensation payments to relatives in Scotland are higher than in England and Wales.

Our specialist personal injury lawyers will help you. We will not deduct a percentage of any damages we recover for your family. We will fight for justice and fairness for you and your family.

How long do I have to submit a claim following a fatal accident?

The time limit for settling a claim following a fatal accident is usually three years after the accident.

If a child has a claim for damages for the loss of a loved one the time limit for raising a court to action is three years from their 16th Birthday. We would hope to settle a claim for damages without the need for a court action.

No Win No Fee - Funding your Personal Injury claim

For clients who do not have the benefit of Legal Expense Insurance (“LEI”) we deal with claims on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning you pay nothing if your case is unsuccessful. Even if you have LEI there is no requirement for you to accept the solicitors chosen by your insurers. You have the right to “freedom of choice”  if you feel they do not have the expertise for your claim or even the right location.

Our experience has led to:

  • Helping thousands of people like you fight for justice
  • No Win No Fee claims 
  • Helping with Rehabilitation with specialist contacts
  • Securing over £20m for our clients in the last 18 months
  • 9 out of 10 customers would use us again and recommend us to friends & family based on client feedback

Why use Harper Macleod for your Serious Injury claim?

We are fatal accident experts and have one of the largest departments in Scotland with over 25 specialists covering the whole of Scotland, offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso and Lerwick, and we offer a no win no fee. 

Get in touch with our Fatal Accident Injury Team

We provide a free initial consultation and you can contact us by filling out the claims form below with details of your accident/injury or:

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We're specialists you can trust

We are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Law Society of Scotland's Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme. We are also members of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society.

Accredited Personal Injury Specialist (1) Motor Accident Solicitors Society (1) Law Scotland Accredited Personal Injury (1)

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Call us on 0800 904 7777, email us on [email protected] or book an appointment to meet or for someone to call you back.

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