What is loss incurred by wrongful death?

Relatives may claim compensation when a loved one dies in an accident. The compensation for relatives is limited to two items: funeral expenses; and loss of income if the deceased person was the sole earner or made a major contribution to the family’s income. Loss may be claimed by a non-relative if he or she lived with and was financially supported (either entirely or in greater part) by the victim. Compensation may also be awarded to cover the victim’s contribution to housekeeping.

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