Fatal accidents are never a pleasant topic but with Mother’s Day just past and Father’s Day approaching, we as personal injury lawyers are reminded of our many clients who have lost a mother, father, spouse, or child through the negligence of another.
What happens when the victim of a fatal accident is a parent, child or spouse?
In addition to CPP death benefits and Section B death benefits (if the death is as a result of a motor vehicle accident), you may also be entitled to claim damages from the parties who were at fault for the accident. These damages consist of:
Bereavement damages are for the loss of the guidance, care and companionship of the deceased and are mandated by legislation. Continue reading