Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a rare headache disorder following two vehicle collisions.
In today’s case (Erickson v. Saifi) the Plaintiff was injured in two collisions and sued for damages. Liability was established. The crashes resulted in chronic SUNCT headaches along with soft tissue injuries. The prognosis for meaningful recovery was poor. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $140,000 Madam Justice Baker provided the following reasons: