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