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The Fatal Accidents Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. F50

The Fatal Accidents Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Liability for damages caused by death.
(2) When cause of action arises.
(3) Effect of settlements made by deceased.
(4) Effect of settlement made by deceased.
(5) Prior death of tortfeasor.
(6) Subsequent death of tortfeasor.
3 Person entitled to benefit.
(2) Amount of damages.
(3) Funeral expenses.
(4) Damages for loss of guidance, etc.
(5) Common-law spouse.
(6) No right where agreement to the contrary.
4 Contributory negligence of beneficiary reduces his damage.
(2) Contributory negligence of deceased.
5 Bringing of action where no executor or administrator.
(2) Persons who benefit.
(3) Amended statement of claim.
6 Considerations in assessing damages.
7 One action only.
(2) Procedure in bringing of action.
(3) Limitations not binding on claimant.
(4) Limitation on bringing of action.
(5) Effect of contract.
8 Payment into court.
9 Particulars required in bringing action.
(2) Order for particulars and effect of failure to give particulars.
(3) Order dispensing with affidavit.
10 Apportionment by judge.
(2) When payments may be postponed.
11 Determination of questions between persons entitled.
12 Crown bound.