$75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Mild/Moderate Soft Tissue Injuries With Resulting Chronic Pain
Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries as a result of a motor vehicle collision.
In today’s case (Dueck v. Lee) the Plaintiff was injured in a 2016 collision which the Defendant admitted fault for. The crash resulted in mild/moderate soft tissue injuries some of which lingered and led to chronic pain. The prognosis for full recovery was poor. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $75,000 Mr. Justice Giaschi made the following findings and provided the following reasons: