Author: Maureen McCartney-Cameron and Paige Gratton
Wrongful death claims are very similar to personal injury claims in terms of how they are litigated. However, as they are largely governed by the Alberta Fatal Accidents Act (FAA), there are a few peculiarities that arise in these cases, of which one should be aware. This paper explores the fundamentals of this legislation and considers recent case law interpreting the FAA.
This paper was presented at LESA’s Litigating Fatal Accidents Act Claims: A Primer webinar on September 21, 2023.