Fatal Accident Inquiry


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Fatal Accident Inquiry

A Scottish judicial process which investigates and determines the circumstances of deaths occurring in Scotland under the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976, which dictates compulsory FAIs for some types of deaths and discretionary FAIs for others.
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The DVLA took his licence earlier this month because of the ongoing fatal accident inquiry into grandad Jim's death in March, 2012.
The city's sheriff court will hold a fatal accident inquiry on July 22 into the causes of the tragedy.
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 proposals aim to implement the remaining recommendations of Lord Cullen s 2009 Review of Fatal Accident Inquiry Legislation to help modernise the way FAIs are handled in Scotland.
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.
TRAGIC Kyle Brown might have lived if NHS24 operators had sent an ambulance instead of a taxi, a Fatal Accident Inquiry heard yesterday.
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.
We believe a Fatal Accident Inquiry should now take place so lessons can be learned and questions asked of HSE's equipment inspection protocols.
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.