Appointment of manager before court proceedings have concluded

By wjmadden Although not restricted to medical claims, the decision of Lindsay J in Re W and L (Parameters of Protected Estate Management Orders) [2014] NSWSC 1106 is interesting for its consideration of appointment of a manager in anticipation of receipt of an award of personal injuries compensation.
Although liability had been admitted (at [31]), the decision did not refer to the making of a substantial interim payment to a plaintiff, which may have given rise to a different outcome because of the need to invest and manage that sum for the benefit of the claimant.
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Source: Bill Madden

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