Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for injuries sustained in multiple vehicle collisions.
In today’s case (Winick v. Goddard) the Plaintiff was involved in 3 collisions. The Defendants admitted fault for all. The collisions resulted in chronic soft tissue injuries and thoracic outlet syndrome. Her symptoms were found to be likely permanent, partly disabling and not to improve significantly in the future. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $110,000 Mr. Justice Branch provided the following reasons: