Dependency Claims: An odyssey around Section 3 of the Fatal Accident Act 1976

Jonathan Godfrey examines the replacement of services provided by the deceased pursuant to s3 of the FAA ‘A “free standing” claim for loss of earnings falls outside the scope of s3 of the FAA. It does not refer from a benefit that would have accrued had the deceased survived.’The remit of s3 of the Fatal …
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Cases Referenced

  • Dr Kumudu Kumari Rupasinghe (suing on her own behalf and as administratrix of the estate of Rohan Rupasinghe (Deceased)) v West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust [2016] EWHC 2848 (QB)
  • Malyon v Plummer [1964] 1 QB 330
  • Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust v Williams [2008] EWCA Civ 81