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Bereavement Award

From 01/05/2020 statutory bereavement damages in England and Wales will be £15,120 see: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/316/made

Also, there will be a change in the law in actions which accrue on or after 6/10/20 – the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 has been amended to allow a claim for bereavement damages by a cohabitating partner if they had co-habits with the deceased for at least 2 years before death.

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