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TYPES OF DAMAGES - General damages - For personal injuries - Non-pecuniary loss - Pain and suffering

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 8:35 AM  

Appeal by the defendants from a $225,000 general damages award made by a jury in the respondent’s favour for pain and suffering she suffered as a result of a motor vehicle accident. The respondent was 18 years old at the time of the accident. She suffered a fracture of her tibia and an intra-articular fracture of the right talus bone requiring orthopedic surgery. She testified that she had suffered considerable pain and restriction of movement as a result of the fracture. The medical experts agreed that...