Wrongful Death Law in Nova Scotia

In order to produce a wrongful death claim in Nova Scotia, it is necessary to provide proof that the death:

  • Was due to the negligence of another party, or deliberate, and not caused in any way by the individual themselves
  • Has caused measurable damages

For a fatal injury or wrongful death claim in Nova Scotia, claims for loss of care, guidance, and companionship can be brought about by:

  • Parents
  • Grandparents
  • Children
  • Spouses (including common law)

The person’s relationship to the deceased and the facts of each particular case heavily determine the amount of compensation that can be given.

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.