Court awards $110,000 non-pecuniary damages for Chronic Pain Syndrome

Personal Injury Blog

December 13, 2016

In the recent decision of Beaton v. Perkes, 2016 BCSC 2276, the court Court awarded the plaintiff $110,000 in non-pecuniary damages for Chronic Pain Syndrome caused by the car accident .  The court said:

[19]         Each of the experts I have referred to accepts that Ms. Beaton now struggles with chronic pain syndrome. They provided the following opinions on her prognosis:

[59]         In the result, I consider that an award of $110,000 fairly compensates Ms. Beaton for her non-pecuniary losses.

The full text of the decision can be found here: http://www.canlii.org/en/bc/bcsc/doc/2016/2016bcsc2276/2016bcsc2276.html?resultIndex=1

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