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Personal Injury Damages, 2024 Edition

This title will provide readers with current information in a convenient and portable reference guide. It will serve as a primary point of reference in researching personal injury damages.
Publication Language: English

Softcover | 542 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

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Published: June 28, 2024
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433530787

Product description

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.

This 2024 Edition includes all cases reported from January 2021 through December 2023, and will serve as your primary point of reference in researching personal injury damages.

Highlights include:

  • The Quantum Index organized by provinces/territories in descending order of damages quantum
  • The Injury Index organized by injury categories
  • Commentary offering an analytical overview of the case law from January through December 2023, 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 resource 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 2021 to the end of December 2023
  • 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

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Table of contents

 Table of Cases

Provincial and Territorial Quantum Index

Injury Index

Appendix A: Basic Anatomy and Physiology

Appendix B: Glossary of Medical Terms

Appendix C: Medical Drawings