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Accidents, Incidents, Injuries and Deaths

Legal advice to and representation of clients in the event of accidents, incidents, injuries and tragic deaths is a major area of USGB’s specialization.

We have extensive experience with asserting and enforcing claims of the injured or surviving family members against responsible entities and insurers, including in particular compensation for pain and suffering and difficulties in social relationships, compensation for material or non-material damage.

In our practice, we most often handle cases of traffic accidents, air or rail accidents, sports injuries, mining accidents, as well as work accidents occurred particularly in heavy industry.

Our Experience

Private clients

Comprehensive legal advice on representation of clients against an airline company as well as foreign multinational insurance companies representing that airline company in out-of-court negotiations and in the protection of personality proceedings for compensation for non-material damage and material damage, and compensation for lost alimony, damage and the death of a close relative caused by a helicopter crash. 

Private client

Comprehensive legal advice on representation of the client in out-of-court negotiations and in court proceedings on protection of personality, for compensation for both material and non-material damage and lost maintenance against a mine operator as well as against the insurer insuring the mine as a result of a fatal work accident of a miner.

Private client

Comprehensive legal advice on representation of the client in out-of-court negotiations and in court proceedings on protection of personality, for financial compensation for non-material damage and in the proceedings on compensation for pain and suffering and difficulties in social relationships against an insurance company as a result of the ski collision of the client as the insured with another skier.

Private clients

Comprehensive legal advice on representation of surviving family members in out-of-court negotiations and in court proceedings on protection of personality, on compensation for both material and non-material damage and lost maintenance due to the commission of an intentional crime of murder.

Multinational insurer

Comprehensive legal advice on assessing liability for damage in connection with a tragic helicopter crash accident in the National Park of Slovenský raj, as well as a tragic airplane crash accident in Dubnica nad Váhom, including representation of the insurer in the claims paid to survivors.