Although the Coroner does not say who is ‘at fault’, any verdict might be useful in a subsequent compensation claim - it might confirm a medical issue, or it may shed some light on facts surrounding the death that may not have surfaced otherwise.
For the family the Inquest may provide the first and possibly last opportunity to ask the right questions and to get some answers that will help them come to terms with what has happened.
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