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. At the time of writing the Netherlands does not recognise so-called hedonic damages, for emotional loss following the death of a family member.
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.