Surviving relatives of people who die due to incidents for which someone else is liable can recover the loss.
The death of a loved one brings up different types of loss. Examples are the costs of the funeral arrangements, but also the loss of earnings.
The loss caused by the death or serious injuries of family members (‘emotional loss’) also qualifies for compensation since 1 January 2019.
Calculating damages based on wrongful death is usually very complicated. Beer advocaten has gained ample experience in this area, frequently handling litigation in this area, up to the Supreme Court if necessary.