Nguyen v Nguyen [1990] HCA 9 | 8 March 1990

COMPENSATION TO RELATIVES. ON THIS DAY in 1990, the High Court of Australia delivered Nguyen v Nguyen [1990] HCA 9; (1990) 169 CLR 245 (8 March 1990).

In this matter, a widower was able to claim the loss of unpaid domestic services of his late wife.

In a Lord Campbell’s Act claim, a loss may include the value of services the deceased would have provided around the home.

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