Court Awards Wife More Than Half of Husband’s Premarital Legal Recovery for Personal Injuries Suffered by Husband

UK Husband is injured in car accident and his leg is amputated.

Husband receives a substantial legal recovery due to the accident.

Husband and Wife later meet and marry. They have two children.

Husband and Wife decide to divorce. Wife seeks half of Husband’s legal recovery.

UK court awards Wife more than half of Husband’s legal recovery.

In light of the Court’s awards, Husband reportedly will have to sell his disabled-friendly home to move away from his children to a less expensive area.

Husband may appeal.

This ruling seems questionable in several respects were Florida law applicable.

Read more in this [UK] Daily Mirror article: Amputee has to give more than half his crash compo to wife in divorce.