Wrongful Death Claims in Calgary

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Have you lost a family member in an accident? This is a hard time – and it can be extremely difficult to know what to do next. Leave everything to us. We can help you navigate the process of a wrongful death claim so you get the justice and compensation you deserve.

What Qualifies As a Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is a complicated issue and can mean many things. The most common wrongful death claims include:

  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Pedestrian accident
  • Bicycle or plane accidents
  • Work accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Product liability

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The Fatal Accidents Act

All wrongful death accidents in Alberta are governed by The Fatal Accidents Act. The Act has several rules for claims.

Who Can Make a Claim?

A spouse, interdependent adult partner, parent, child, or sibling of the person who died are eligible to make a claim.

Can There Be Multiple Claims?

According to the act, there can be only one claim filed per family.

Monetary Limits

According to the act, your relationship to the deceased dictates the maximum amount you can claim.

Are There Time Limitations?

In Alberta, a claim must be commenced within two (2) years of the date of death.

What If There Is a Will?

If the deceased left a will, and the executor or administrator does not bring a claim, any eligible family member may pursue a claim within two (2) years of the date of death.

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The loss of a family member is devastating. And the circumstances surrounding wrongful death claims are complicated and unique. Leave everything to us; if you are entitled to compensation, we will work hard to get you the full and fair compensation you and your family deserve.

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