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Can settlement monies from a wrongful birth claim go into a personal injury trust?

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Published on LexisPSL on 20/05/2021

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  • Can settlement monies from a wrongful birth claim go into a personal injury trust?

Can settlement monies from a wrongful birth claim go into a personal injury trust?

A personal injury trust is characterised by the source of its capital awarded to the claimant. If the trust is funded by an award of compensation for a personal injury to the claimant, then it is a personal injury trust. For further guidance on 'what is a personal injury trust', see Commentaries: What exactly is a personal injury trust: APIL Personal Injury and Introduction to personal injury trusts: Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents [176].

A personal injury trust allows an injured person to benefit from exemptions specifically available to injured people within the means tested benefits and care

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