Five important things to know about wrongful death
The sudden loss of a loved one is an emotionally devastating event. Families coping with this tragic loss face the prospect of living without his or her loved one, and with life as they know it changed forever.
There is no way to replace an individual’s life taken too soon. However, where death is caused by reckless or careless conduct, either intentional or unintentional, by another party, Ontario law does provide surviving family members a right to file a wrongful death claim for compensation.