If you are the family member of a person who has been killed as the result of a car crash or accident at work, you may be entitled to sue the 3rd party driver or employer for negligence?
These types of cases (crash victims compensation) are dealt with under the Civil Liability Act of 1961 Sections 48 & 49. Awards of damages ie Compensation allowed in these cases is sometimes referred to as Solatium. They can be brought by the direct family members related to the deceased. For example: –
If John is the fatal victim of a tragic car crash and has living parents, sisters, brothers, nieces/nephews, a wife and children, each directly related person is entitled to bring a claim if negligence has arisen against the 3rd party driver or employer.
For further information contact DJ Synnott Solicitors, we are specialists in personal injury compensation claims. 25 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Locall 185 204060 or email us with your query