Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic leg injury following a snowmobile collision.
In today’s case (Carothers v. Imus) the Plaintiff was a passenger on a snowmobile that collided with another snowmobile crushing the plaintiff’s left leg in between the two snowmobiles.
The impact resulted in a tibial fracture that required surgical intervention. The injury went on to incomplete resolution and resulted in chronic symptoms. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $100,000 Madam Justice Horsman provided the following reasons: