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$100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Back Pain With Unsuccessful Surgical Intervention

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:

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