Compensation for death by dangerous driving
Drivers who cause death by dangerous driving may now face a life sentence. Compensation following the death for the loved ones left behind is s secondary thought but an important aspect of closure to the relatives especially where the deceased was the main breadwinner.
When someone dies due to a fatal car accident the bills just don’t stop. They keep on coming and debts can build up.
The New Law – Causing Death by Dangerous Driving
Drivers who cause the death by dangerous driving while using their mobile phone or speeding will face a LIFE IN PRISION, ministers have confirmed.
If a driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol can also face life.
The Justice Minister Dominic Raab said that they have taken a long hard look at the driving sentences in the UK, the devastation to bereaved families left behind the new offence will be introduced to reflect the consequences.
For more information please see the article compensation for death by dangerous driving – The Guardian.
Further reading compensation for fatal car accident claims
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Posted: October 21, 2017 at 9:13 pm