Manitoba Wrongful Death Laws
For a fatal injury or wrongful death claim in Manitoba, four components are analyzed:
Family members have the right to file a claim for loss of care, guidance, and companionship.
Claimants can include spouses, common law partners, parents, children, grandparents, grandchildren, or step-parents.
Judicial Assessment Principles
In Manitoba, no evidence is used to asses the claimant’s loss of care, guidance and companionship.
Quantum of Awards
The standard award for spouses, parents and children is $10,000. Siblings receive $2,500.
To ensure you receive full and fair compensation in the loss of a loved one as a result of wrongful death, contact the experienced professionals at Cariati Law at 905-629-8040.