Is a pre-existing condition relevant to the assessment of damages?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Preston v. Kontzamanis, 2015 BCSC 2219 (CanLII):

An explanation of the way in which a pre-existing condition may be relevant to the assessment of damages as opposed to the issue of causation can be found in Athey v. Leonati, supra, under the heading “The Thin Skull” and ‘Crumbling Skull’ Doctrines” at p. 473”

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