Reasons for judgment were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic back injury sustained as a result of a collision.
In today’s case (Gee v. Bock) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2014 collision. The Defendant admitted fault. The crash aggravated and worsened pre-existing back pain to the point of the Plaintiff undergoing disc replacement surgery which proved unhelpful. He was left with chronic symptoms. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $100,000 Madam Justice Marzari made the following findings: