Case Study Seventeen: Dino Skinner – Child receives payment for loss of provider

21st January 2016 by

Fatal accident claim involving the death of a young student aged 18, who had been riding a motorcycle when he was hit by a third party vehicle. At the time of the incident, the deceased’s girlfriend was pregnant. She gave birth to a baby girl six months following the deceased’s death. A claim for loss of dependency was made on behalf of the deceased’s daughter. Although the deceased had not commenced work and was still studying, evidence was obtained to establish a likely career path and income projection if he had survived.

The outcome of the case

Following the issue of proceedings, Dino Skinner was able to negotiate a six-figure settlement for the child.

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