Personal Injury Damages, 2017 Edition
The practice of assessing non-pecuniary damages is an exercise of familiarity with precedents and the numerous factors considered by the court in arriving at that figure for that particular plaintiff. Personal Injury Damages will simplify this delicate balancing act, while providing you with current information you need in one convenient and portable reference guide.
Along with the 2001-2006 Cumulative Edition*, the 2007-2011 Cumulative Edition*, and the 2012-2016 Cumulative Edition*, this 2017 Edition includes all cases reported from January 2016 through December 2016, and will serve as your primary point of reference in researching personal injury damages.
The book features:
- A Quantum index organized by provinces/territories in descending order of damages quantum
- An Injury index organized by injury categories in reverse chronological order
- Commentary offering an analytical overview of the case law from January 2016 through December 2016, with statistics on the assessments awarded from courts across Canada
- Appendix A: Basic Anatomy and Physiology – A primer on medical concepts, with extensive commentary
- Appendix B: Glossary of Medical Terms – Over 750 definitions, from Abdomen to Zygoma
- Appendix C: Medical Drawings – Close to 30 detailed diagrams
Personal Injury Damages is the only book you'll need to reach early settlement of claims or prepare for assessment of damages at trial. You'll also find a useful discussion of factors that affect the assessment of damages.
Features and Benefits
- Comprehensive coverage – Contains virtually all English and common-law cases in Canada where non-pecuniary damages were assessed by a judge, from January 2016 to the end of December 2016
- Easy to use format – Makes assessing non-pecuniary damages easier than ever with two time-saving case indices
- Current information – Contains most recent case decisions for your best source of information
- Up-to-date statistics – Includes the number of assessments and the average assessment for all provinces/territories
- Table of cases – Find the case you're looking for faster
*All cumulative editions available both as separate offering and in combo set. For further inquiries, contact customer service at: 1-800-387-0899.
Table of contents
Table of Cases
Provincial and Territorial Quantum Index
Appendix A: Basic Anatomy and Physiology
Appendix B: Glossary of Medical Terms
Appendix C: Medical Drawings