Fatal Accident Claims

The articles listed below are on the Grigor & Young Website and deal with personal injury claims for surviving relatives where someone has died as the result of an accident, whether on the roads, at work or in some other circumstances.

Bereavement Damages At Record Level In Scotland

On 03 May 2012, 33-year-old Sandy Haining died as the result of an accident at work.

He lost control of a quad bike, which he was manoeuvring at his employer’s garage premises in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, colliding with a wall.  There were no direct witnesses to the circumstances of the accident.

At the time of his death, Mr Haining lived with his partner, Claire Anderson, and their 6-week-old daughter. They subsequently made claims for compensation, along with Mr Haining’s father. [Read more…]

No Will Means No Guarantee Your Loved Ones Will Inherit

As Kate watched Tom drive off from outside their house that bleak Moray morning, it was the last time she would ever see him alive.

As usual, as he was leaving the house, he had kissed her and she had told him to “take care”.

An important question for all of us

Have you considered whether, when you die, your property and assets will actually go to the people you want to get them? [Read more…]