In a personal injury action, can a plaintiff recover large amounts of personal injury damages from a vocational consultant?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Bartley v. Buckley, 2005 BCSC 1795 (CanLII):

In Bailey v. Victory, the plaintiff succeeded on a liability issue and recovered judgment substantially in excess of the combined amounts paid into court in advance. The trial judge ordered each party to pay 50% of the other party's costs, with right of set-off, and disallowed entirely the plaintiff’s entitlement to disbursements related to the opinion of a vocational consultant.

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