Military Inquests and Fatal Accidents


At Hilary Meredith Solicitors we have extensive experience in supporting and representing military families at inquests. We understand that the Inquest process can be a daunting experience but finding out what has happened to a loved one is an important part of the grieving process. Hilary Meredith Solicitors are able to offer sensitive professional representation to help families understand the circumstances surrounding the death of their loved one.

We can help obtain important documentation, including witness statements, make representations to the Coroner as to the depth of the inquiry and encourage the Coroner to make recommendations to the Ministry of Defence to prevent similar tragedies occurring in the future.

Military inquests can attract significant media interest and the team at Hilary Meredith Solicitors is very experienced in handling press enquiries and can provide support and reassurance to you at this time.


Losing a loved one in a military accident is devastating and life changing. In addition to dealing with the loss and grief, you may be worried about your future and financial security.

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Limited can provide support to you at this difficult time and offer reassurance in relation to your future and help the dependants of the deceased secure compensation. The law in relation to fatal accidents is complex and specialist legal advice is needed. Our experience in relation to military compensation ensures you receive the maximum compensation offering security to you and your family for the future.

To discuss your claim free of charge with our award winning team contact us on 0800 124 4444 or start your claim now.