Resources

For people thrust into dealing with a wrongful death in British Columbia, it becomes even more painful when they seek legal advice. They discover that BC’s Family Compensation Act discriminates against children, the elderly and many people with disabilities when killed by the recklessness and harm of another.

LegISLATIVE Information

Wrongful Death Law in BC: What the Law is and What the Law Needs to Be (paper presented to Continuing Legal Education BC)

WRONGFUL DEATH ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (legislation proposed by the BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society)

Wrongful Death Accountability Act explanatory file (a guide to the legislation proposed by the BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society)

 

WRONGFUL DEATH INVESTIGATIONS

Wrongful Death Investigations (a guide to accessing government investigative bodies if you have lost a loved one to wrongful death)

 

Bereavement & Support

We’ve assembled various bereavement and support resources for grieving families. That can be viewed here.

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT Requests

We’ve complied a guide to Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests which could be viewed here.

 

LEGAL ADVISEMENT RESOURCES

A list of available legal advisement resources could be accessed here.

 

Books

Beware The Grieving Warrior – by Larry Hicock

Death By Prescription – by Terence H. Young

Death By Wrongful Act – by Francis B. Tiffany

Heidi Dawn Klompas: Missed Opportunities – by Catherine Adamson

 

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