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Fatal Injuries*

In circumstances where a person dies as a result of the wrongful act of another, an action can be pursued against this wrongdoer. This action is known as a fatal injuries action and has a statutory basis in the Civil Liability Act of 1961.

Accidents of this nature, commonly arise in road traffic collisions*, workplace accidents*, medical negligence* and farm place accidents*.

Our team at Martin A. Harvey & Co., Solicitors will deal with all aspects of the claim to include uplifting of the Coroner’s file and representation at the Inquest, uplifting and liaising with the Health & Safety Authority (if relevant) and lodging a Fatal Injuries Application with the Personal Injuries Assessments Board.

Fatal Injuries Applications are often very complex by their very nature and our team at Martin A. Harvey & Co., Solicitors will to deal with all elements of the claim and deal with all the State Agencies to ascertain the reasons the wrongful death occurred.

View our guide to personal injury* claims to get started on a claim or to help answer commonly asked questions about the claims process.

To arrange for a consultation, please contact our team using the contact form.


*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.