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36.6.4 Examples - wholly or mainly dependent
1.The client is the sole working parent = child is wholly dependent on the client.
2.The child's other parent is responsible for 30% of income prior to the injury = child mainly dependent on the client.
3.A spouse or child lived with the injured client at the time of the injury = child deemed to be wholly dependent upon the client.
4.The person or child is separately receiving an annual income greater than that provided by the injured client = child is not wholly or mainly dependent (unless it was a spouse or child who lived with the client at the time of the injury).