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Damages - TYPES OF DAMAGES - For personal injuries - Loss of earning capacity - Non-pecuniary loss - Pain and suffering

Thursday, December 01, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendant from damages of $100,000 for loss of future income earning capacity and $85,000 for non-pecuniary damages. The respondent suffered chronic back pain as a result of a 2010 motor vehicle accident. The respondent was 17 years old at the time of the accident and 23 years old at the time of trial. At the time of trial, the respondent was working in a law firm in an administrative support position earning $36,000 per annum. The doctors agreed and the trial judge found...