Can a plaintiff claim for a separate award under a separate head of damages for loss of capacity?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Grant v Ditmarsia Holdings Ltd., 2020 BCSC 1705 (CanLII):

The plaintiff refers me to Hinagpis v. Adaza III, 2019 BCSC 880 in support of his claim for a separate award under this head of damages. He submits he has incurred a loss of capacity, one that should be compensated by a pecuniary damage award. The defendants submit such an award is not supported by the evidence.

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