$160,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Head Injury With Lingering Cognitive Issues
Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a collision.
In the recent case (Dube v. Dube) the Plaintiff was injured as a passenger involved in a single vehicle collision. The Defendant accepted fault. The crash caused a variety of injuries including a traumatic brain injury which caused cognitive deficits which were expected to linger indefinitely. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $160,000 Madam Justice Burke provided the following reasons: