What is the test for finding that a motor vehicle accident caused a plaintiff mental injury?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Mofazeli v Johnson, 2021 BCSC 1061 (CanLII):

I do not find that the accident caused the plaintiff mental injury. The evidence does not show “a serious and prolonged disruption that transcended ordinary emotional upset or distress”: Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28 at para. 40.

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