Fatal Accident Inquiry


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Fatal Accident Inquiry

in Scotland, proceedings, instigated by the PROCURATOR FISCAL before a sheriff to determine the cause of death in certain designated circumstances such as accidents at work or deaths in custody. One feature of the hearing is that the evidence given is not admissible in subsequent proceedings so that people are encouraged to tell the truth to prevent further accidents.
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Garry, 48, was giving evidence at the fatal accident inquiry into the deaths of Iain Provan, 64, his partner Elizabeth "Betty" Allan, 63, and Len Stern, 71.
A Fatal Accident Inquiry into the Clutha tragedy may not be held this year as families of victims are forced to endure yet more delays.
New laws to modernise the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) process have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.
NO fatal accident inquiry will be held into a mid-air crash between two RAF Tornados which claimed three lives, the Crown Office has announced.
NO fatal accident inquiry will be held into a mid-air crash between two RAF Tornados which claimed the life of an Anglesey man, the Crown Office has announced.
The 44-year-old suffered "survivable" injuries but developed hypothermia, had a heart attack and died in hospital after spending as long as eight hours in the pit, a fatal accident inquiry by Sheriff Desmond Leslie found yesterday.
The fatal accident inquiry continues in Perth next month.
Today his parents, John and Sheila, from Edinburgh, called on the Crown Office to hold a fatal accident inquiry into their son's death.
Today the Currans, of Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, renewed their calls for a fatal accident inquiry, the Scottish equivalent of an inquest.
During a fatal accident inquiry her husband Ian, 64, of Town Farm near Earlston in the Borders, was accused of breaching safety regulations.
A Fatal Accident Inquiry is to be held into the blaze, which fire investigators believe began in a small cupboard -just 14 in wide -on the first floor of the building.
That might have enabled them to identify more quickly a store in central Scotland supplied by the Barr shop, said Sheriff Principal Graham Cox, who conducted the fatal accident inquiry into the E.