Making a Fatal Accident Claim

If you have suffered the death of a loved one, through an accident, the grief and shock can be overwhelming. In addition to suffering the trauma of your loss you may also suffer financially, particularly if that person was the main earner.  We have a dedicated team of specialist fatal accident lawyers that can help you.

If the negligence or wrongful act of another party caused the fatal accident, you may be able to claim compensation.

Claiming Compensation for a Fatal Accident

What can be claimed?

  • Compensation for the victims pain and suffering as a result of a fatal accident
  • Compensation for the victims financial loss as a result of a fatal accident
  • Compensation for a dependant's loss of financial support
  • Statutory bereavement award of £15,210 will be paid in a successful fatal accident claim in addition to the claims above
  • Funeral expenses

Our experts deal with all types of fatal accidents including:

Why Sydney Mitchell?


At such a difficult time you need expert lawyers that you can trust. Sydney Mitchell have built up trust with all our clients over the 250 years we have been established.   


We have a large team of specialist probate lawyers who work closely with our specialists to help you deal with all aspects of a death caused by a fatal accident. We understand what you are going through and can help advise on other aspects of your loss e.g. sorting out the estate of your loved one.

Peace of mind

We can help you to deal with all the legalities, giving you one point of contact for all your requirements in relation to the fatal accident. We understand your needs and your concerns, at such a difficult time, and will be there to give you peace of mind.

Let Sydney Mitchell help you through this difficult time, contact us today.

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