What is the test for a claim for damages arising out of a long-term disability?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Noftle v Bartosch, 2018 BCSC 766 (CanLII):

The claim requires the plaintiff to establish a real and substantial possibility they will continue in future to be unable to perform all their usual and necessary household work; and that the work they are unable to do will require them to pay someone else to do it or require others to do it for them gratuitously: Jones v. Davenport, 2008 BCSC 18 at para. 92.

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