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FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT, 1855
Under this act a family can claim compensation for loss occasioned to them because of the death of a person by actionable wrong. If the death of a person is caused by a wrongful act, neglect or default, the injured party can recover damages thereof.
SUIT FOR COMPENSATION TO THE FAMILY OF A PERSON FOR LOSS OCCASIONED TO IT BY HIS DEATH BY ACTIONABLE WRONG.