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In Western Australia, dependants of a person who has died in an accident caused by the negligence of another person are compensated for their loss of dependency.

Compensation is available to the spouse and children (including adopted children even if not formally adopted) and other dependants of the deceased person. The compensation takes into account an assessment of the dependency of the family members on the deceased person prior to death.

Under the law, assistance is also provided in relation to payment for funeral and related expenses.

The dependency claim is in addition to any insurance, superannuation and pension claims to which the dependants may be entitled.

The procedure required for making a claim is technical and requires a claim to be commenced in a Court in Western Australia.

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We have 5 conveniently located offices in Perth, Jindalee, Joondalup, South Lake and Rockingham to deal with your case. You do not need to come into town to see us! We are in your local area for your convenience!

We have a dedicated team of compensation lawyers in Perth and personal injury lawyers in Joondalup and Rockingham who love their involvement in law and providing good quality legal services at a competitive price to members of the public of Western Australia, which we have been doing since 1989.

If you need professional advice about a fatality related to a motor vehicle accident, contact us to book a consultation with a motor vehicle accident lawyer in Perth.

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