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Receipt of personal injury damages by a claimant, unless placed in trust, will affect assessable capital and income as regards means-tested benefits.
The capital threshold for most means-tested benefits is £6,000, with an upper limit of £16,000. This figure includes not only the claimant's capital, but also that of a spouse or civil partner or someone with whom they live as such. Between £6,000 and £16,000, the claimant partially loses benefits on a sliding scale. It is important to check that there is no other capital
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