BEREAVEMENT DAMAGES IN THE “DIS-UNITED” KINGDOM: THE “POSTCODE LOTTERY” FOLLOWING A FATAL ACCIDENT
The Association of Personal Injury lawyers made a presentation yesterday in relation to re-consideration of the law relating to bereavement damages in the UK. It point, in particular, to the differences between the law in England,Wales and Northern Irelan compared to Scotland.
The presentation is available here.
There are some interesting observations from those who have experienced bereavement as well as a presentation in relation to the research that has been carried out.
The research is available here.
THE ISSUES BEING DISCUSSED
These are summarised by APIL President Sam Elsby in the introduction entitled “Postcode Lottery”.