Project

Compensation for Non-Pecuniary Loss (1984)

Project Status: LRC Reports
Project Contact: British Columbia Law Institute
Telephone Number: (604) 822-0142
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Overview

In 1978, in a series of cases, the Supreme Court of Canada redefined the principles to be applied when assessing compensation in personal injury actions for pain, suffering, and loss of amenities. This project examines the revised approach adopted by the courts in subsequent claims for non-pecuniary losses.

Keywords: compensation; loss; non-pecuniary; damages; injury; award; limit;
insurance; accident; pain; suffering; loss; amenities; solatium; personal;
solace; trilogy; pre-judgment; prejudgment; interest; damage;
rehabilitation

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Reports

76. Report on Compensation for Non-Pecuniary Loss

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Backgrounders

Compensation for Non-Pecuniary Loss

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