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Compensation scheme for mortuary crimes committed by David Fuller

CT10 1AAPublished 21/12/22Expired
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Compensation scheme for mortuary crimes committed by David Fuller

A voluntary compensation scheme has been agreed by Maidstone and
Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and the Department of Health and Social Care which enables close family members of the deceased victims of David Fuller who were tragically abused while in the mortuary, to make a claim for damages. The scheme aims to provide fair compensation to close family members in a timely way and also includes provision for their legal costs.
Any claim under the compensation scheme must be brought by 30 June 2023 as detailed in the scheme. A claim is brought by submitting a questionnaire along with documentation /evidence as specified in the scheme to
Claimants are strongly encouraged, if they wish to claim, to do so as soon
as reasonably practicable to assist with the timely administration of the
compensation scheme.
The following solicitors are representing family members of the victims and
were involved in the drafting of the scheme. They may be contacted to assist
with claims under the scheme as follows:
Dean Wilson Solicitors
(Ridgeland House, 165 Dyke Road, Brighton, BN3 1TL.
Ben Davey
Direct – 07872 859332 Switchboard – 01273 249200)
Enable Law
(Gary Walker; e:
tel: 03303 116 772; mob: 07583149966)
Irwin Mitchell
(Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield S3 8DT;
Sallie Booth
tel: 07714 686356 or 0114 2767777 ext: 4260;
Hannah Warburton
tel: 0114 2767777)
There are also at least two other firms who have been instructed to date by other family members and details can be provided as required if an enquiry is sent to the email address below.
Although Claimants are encouraged to consider obtaining legal advice, should family members wish to proceed under the scheme without instructing solicitors, they are asked to contact the Trust at or phone 07751 729059 but please be
advised the Trust cannot provide legal advice to Claimants.
An Independent Inquiry has been established to investigate how David
Fuller was able to carry out his actions, why they went apparently unnoticed,
and will make recommendations with the aim of preventing anything
similar happening again. The Inquiry is ongoing and further details can be
found at

If you would like to contact the Inquiry about the matters it is investigating, you can do so at: e:

tel: 020 7972 1444; PO Box 910, Leeds, LS1 9WH.

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