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27, July 2022

Malcolm Henké

By Malcolm Henké

Welcome to this week’s edition of Insight, in which we report on the recent Court of Appeal ruling in the case of Paramount Shopfitting Co Ltd v Rix. The Court of Appeal considered whether a widow was entitled to a financial dependency award under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 where she had received income as a director and shareholder from a family business which she had not worked in herself.