Damages available to lifetime care participants

We are currently conducting the case of Thiering v Daly and LTCS (Supreme Court) which is the first case to deal with the interpretation of s130A of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (MACA), and what damages are available to Lifetime Care participants.


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