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Supreme Court's ruling in Saadati puts physical, mental injuries on equal footing

Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 9:51 AM | By Patrick Mazurek

Last week’s article called attention to the recent guidance from the Supreme Court of Canada in Saadati v. Morehead regarding the importance of courts to treat mental health issues and injuries in a way that is fully equivalent to physical health issues and injuries. This article goes on to consider some of the practical implications that guidance may have for personal injury claims and practice.

The practical implications

1. Although the Supreme Court of Canada has now made it clear that expert evidence and/or diagnoses are...