Archive for the 'periodical payments' Category

Brain-damaged prisoner awarded £4.7m – The Independent

“A prisoner who suffered catastrophic brain damage after he fell from an upper bunk bed during a seizure at London’s Brixton jail has been awarded a compensation package worth £4.7 million.”

Full story

The Independent, 14th April 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Vaughan v Vaughan – WLR Daily

Vaughan v Vaughan [2010] EWCA Civ 349; [2010] WLR (D) 95

“When a judge was determining (i) a husband’s application to terminate a financial obligation to his former wife and (ii) the former wife’s application to capitalise the obligation, and he was comparing the financial needs of the former wife and a present wife, there remained a presumption that on marriage each spouse took the other subject to all existing encumbrances, whether known or not.”

WLR Daily, 12th April 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Thompstone v Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust – Times Law Reports

Thompstone v Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust
Corbett v South Yorkshire Strategic Health Authority
RH v United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
De Haas v South West London Strategic Health Authority

Court of Appeal

“Where a court made a periodical payments order for a claimant in proceedings involving catastrophic injury in the context of future care, of which the main element was the wages of the carers, the annual earnings survey published for care assistants and home carers was the more appropriate and usable index than the retail price index.”

The Times, 30th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Soulsbury v Soulsbury – Times Law Reports

Agreement has legal force

Soulsbury v Soulsbury

Court of Appeal

“An agreement between spouses to compromise an ancillary relief claim need not be approved by the court to have legal force.”

The Times, 14th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Soulsbury v Soulsbury – WLR Daily

Soulsbury v Soulsbury [2007] EWCA Civ 938

“An agreement whereby a wife waived her entitlement to periodical payments from her former husband under an order of court on the promise of her former husband to leave her £100,000 in his will was legally effective even though it had not been approved by the court.”

WLR Daily, 10th October 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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