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Non-Pecuniary Damages in Wrongful Death Actions, Final Report 66


This report recommends four significant changes in respect to recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss in wrongful death action of the 1979 enacted section 8 of Fatal Accidents Act. First, the new term “damages for grief and loss of the guidance, care and companionship of the deceased” is used to describe more accurately what is being compensated. Second, the levels of damages (the existing level of damages has been rejected as totally inadequate) are raised to […]

AREA OF LAW Constitutional and Public Law
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FORMAT Publications
FILE fr066.pdf

May 30, 1993