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Where the claimant is a protected party under the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection, the past and future fees charged by the Court of Protection can be included in the claim. Additional fees will be incurred if a deputy has been appointed to make decisions regarding the claimant's property and financial affairs. These fees and expenses can be included in the schedule of past and future loss and damage as heads of damage.
Commentary: Running things for the claimant: Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service  states:
‘If there is a professional deputy in place, he or she should be asked
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