What is the range of general damages awarded in a personal injury action?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from McCullum v. White, 2016 BCSC 569 (CanLII):

An award of general damages is intended to compensate a plaintiff for pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and loss of amenities. A list of factors that can influence or are relevant to an award of non-pecuniary damages is described in Stapley v. Hejslet, 2006 BCCA 34 at para. 46, leave to appeal ref’d [2006] S.C.C.A. No. 100.

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