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Fatal Accident Inquiries

A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) is held following a death in the workplace or in cases which give rise to reasonable suspicion. These are usually held in the sheriff court, but may be held in other premises where appropriate. We publish summaries of some FAIs, particularly in cases where there is wider public interest. The summaries provide details of the case, the main findings of the inquiry and a link to the sheriff's full determination. 

For a full list of all fatal accident inquiry determinations published on the SCTS website click here.

Fatal Accident Inquiry into the deaths onboard MFV Vision II

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011
Fatal Accident Inquiries

Summary of the FAI Determination into the deaths of Ramilito Capangpangan Calipayan and Benjamin Rosillo Potot in Fraserburgh Harbour.

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Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of John Aitken

Wednesday, 17 August, 2011
Fatal Accident Inquiries

The FAI into the death of John Aiken has found that his death was caused by cardiorespiratory arrest, hypoxic brain damage and widespread severe bronchopneumonia.

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Fatal Accident Inquiry - Rosepark Nursing Home

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011
Fatal Accident Inquiries

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Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Danielle Welsh

Friday, 4 February, 2011
Fatal Accident Inquiries

A Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Danielle Welsh at the Southern General Hospital on the 24 June 2008 concluded that she died from liver failure due to an overdose of paracetamol.

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Fatal Accident Inquiry Rosepark Nursing Home

Thursday, 20 January, 2011
Fatal Accident Inquiries

The oral hearing on submissions in respect of the Rosepark Fatal Accident Inquiry will take place 10.00 am in Hamilton Sheriff Court on 17 February 2011 (not 27 January 2011 as previously intimated).

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