Loss of Society and Adoption

In Amanda Foreman & Ors v The Advocate General for Scotland [2016] CSOH 94 an interesting question arose as to whether the biological half siblings of a deceased person have title to sue for loss of society and guidance in a situation where the deceased had been validly adopted. An action for damages which included a loss of society and guidance claim under section 4(3) of the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011 was raised by the late Mr Foreman’s family. This … Continued