An interesting personal injury case emerged recently which included an award of damages for the cost of future surrogacy arrangements to a patient who lost her fertility due to negligent NHS cancer treatment.
During a divorce, couples are often surprised to learn that pensions are one of the most valuable assets they own and many have no idea how they are treated on divorce. Often, couples take the approach of ‘you keep yours and I’ll keep mine’, without stopping to think whether that is fair for them.
A woman in England, Joy Williams, recently won a legal battle to inherit her late partner Norman Martin’s share in the house which they owned and lived in together. The couple had been together for 19 years and were not married to each other. Mr Martin, however, had never divorced his first wife.