What are the damages for loss of future earning capacity?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Stull v. Cunningham, 2013 BCSC 1140 (CanLII):

Damages under this heading, like loss of future earning capacity, represent compensation for loss of pre-trial earning capacity. However: ... the loss of the past earning capacity is quantified by the amount of the wages or salary the plaintiff would have earned at the job if his or her capacity had not been impaired by the injuries sustained in the accident. (See Bradley v. Bath, 2010 BCCA 10, para. 33).

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