Death and fatal accidents

Lessons from tragic Thomas Cook deaths

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Head of our Travel team, Daniel Scognamiglio was recently interviewed by The Times in regard to the incredibly sad claim brought against Thomas Cook following the avoidable deaths of Bobby and Christi Shepherd. More …

Hospital trust pays out five-figure sum over four-year-old's death

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The family of a four-year-old boy who died while in a hospital's High Dependency Unit are to be paid a five-figure sum in compensation. More …

Compensation claims: the law on damages and death

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The death of a loved one is a devastating situation, particularly more so when it has been caused by the wrongful act of another. Although it is clearly impossible to put a monetary value on the grief felt at the loss of a loved one, the law provides some routes to compensation if the deceased's dependants have suffered actual financial loss as a result of their death. More …