24. The Fatal Accidents Act 1976.

Notwithstanding the death of the person injured1, a person is liable to a claim for damages at the suit of a personal representative suing on behalf of particular classes of dependant under the Fatal Accidents Act 19762 if the death has been caused3 by any wrongful act, neglect or default4 which is such as would have entitled the person injured, had not death ensued, to maintain an action and recover damages against the person liable in respect of it5. A claim for damages for bereavement may also now be brought under the