What is the test for determining whether a motor vehicle accident caused a plaintiff's hearing loss?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Lawrence v. Parr, 2014 BCSC 2004 (CanLII):

The central issue in this case is whether the accident caused the plaintiff's injuries and in particular her hearing loss. The plaintiff must establish on a balance of probabilities that but for the defendant's negligence she would not have suffered any injury: Clements v. Clements, 2012 SCC 32, at para. 8.

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