If the death of a loved one has resulted from the negligence of another person, certain family members such as a child, a spouse or a parent of the deceased may be entitled to claim compensation for wrongful death under the Family Compensation Act. Compensation is limited to the loss of guidance, loss of financial support, loss of inheritance and the loss of services that would have been provided by the deceased, as well as certain funeral expenses.
With over 20 years of proven experience and results in representing family members with their Family Compensation Act claims, we work to ensure that you obtain proper and fair compensation for wrongful death of a loved one.
Lawyers Representing the Families of the Deceased in British Columbia
The sad truth in British Columbia is that two times more husbands and sons die in car accidents and pedestrian accidents than wives and daughters. Traffic deaths and casualties are highest in Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Victoria, and Burnaby. Our Wrongful Death Claims Lawyers sue the driver that killed your loved one to recover the losses suffered by the surviving family.
For wrongful death claims, Lawyer Mr. Renn A. Holness has prosecuted cases in the Supreme Court of British Columbia on behalf of adults and children. Caring, compassionate, accomplished and committed we will always act on behalf of the survivors and work with family members and guardians to ensure the best results.
When a loved one has been killed by the wrongful and negligent actions of another, the surviving family loses financially and may be entitled to compensation. The BC law limits who can claim as a result of a fatality and what can be claimed. There are strict time limits for bringing a claim after a loved one has passed away. ICBC death benefits may be also be available to surviving family members that qualify.
A wrongful death claim in Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Victoria, Burnaby or elsewhere in BC can arise after a loved one is killed as a result of a medical malpractice, car accident, slip and fall, animal attack, mechanical failure, drugs, or malfunction of a defective product. Call us for a free consultation before you and your family lose your legal rights.