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Wrongful Death Cases in Ontario – Ottawa Injury lawyer – Ottawa Wrongful Death Lawyer Explains Some Principles – Family Law Act Claims for Death of Family Members

Wrongful Death Cases in Ontario – Ottawa Injury Lawyer Explains Some Basic Principles – Family Law Act Claims In Ontario, family members (listed in the Family Law Act) can advance wrongful death claims against the person or persons who caused the death of a family member. In Ontario, “wrongful death” claims are called Family Law Act claims. Section 61 of the Family Law Act is the statutory provision that allows family members to seek wrongful death damages. That section of the Family Law Act of Ontario states in part as follows: Family Law Act PART V DEPENDANTS’ CLAIM FOR DAMAGES Right of dependants to sue in tort 61. (1) If a person is injured or killed by the fault or neglect of another under circumstances where the person …