If a plaintiff is found to have a cause of action in nervous shock, can they continue to pursue their claim for damages for nervous shock?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Burton v. Vancouver/Richmond Health, 2003 BCPC 440 (CanLII):

Further, even if the Claimants are found to have a cause of action in nervous shock, "their claims will have to be established in further proceedings by evidence of actual psychiatric injury." [Devji v. Burnaby (District) at para. 9, emphasis added]

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