$125,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Wrist Injury With “Significant Derangement”
Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a complex wrist injury with chronic limitations.
In today’s case (Sarginson v. Nordquist) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2014 collision. The Defendant was liable. The crash resulted in a complicated wrist injury which, despite undergoing several surgeries, did not fully recover and was left with ‘significant derangement’. Additionally there were some soft tissue injuries and some related psychological injury. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $125,000 Madam Justice Winteringham provided the following reasons: