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Bereavement Award Following Daughter's Death in Road Traffic Accident

Compensation Following Fatal Road Accident

A mother has received the maximum bereavement allowance of £10,000 after her daughter was killed in a road traffic accident.

Our client's daughter was tragically killed in a car accident that happened whilst she was in the care of the local authority. She was a passenger in a car that veered off the road and collided with a tree. The car burst into flames on impact killing her daughter and her carer, who was driving, outright.

On later inspection, it was found that the vehicle had defective tyres and, though this could not necessarily be considered to have caused the accident, Irwin Mitchell were able to seek damages against the carer's employers who owned the vehicle.

Our client's claim was settled by Claire Newstead of Irwin Mitchell’s specialist Road Traffic Accident Team.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a road traffic accident, our No Win No Fee personal injury lawyers could help to get the compensation, rehabilitation and support you deserve. Visit our Road Traffic Accident Compensation page for more information.

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