Personal injury claims and accident...

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Personal injury claims and accident compensations


t no. 1343 for the year 2005 which includes the following:
The inquirer's brother was injured in a train accident. He filed a lawsuit and the court awarded him compensation. Is it permissible to accept the sum he was awarded as compensation?


A court determined compensation is lawful. It is permissible for the plaintiff to take it and dispose of it in any manner he wishes.
Allah the Almighty knows best.

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