What is the cost of basic necessities, loss of prospective earnings and additional costs for loss of future earnings under a disability benefit?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Coulter v. Ball, 2002 BCSC 1740 (CanLII):

The second method, the additional costs method, awards the full amount for loss of prospective earnings. The cost of basic necessities is from the future care award. The additional costs method was utilized in Arnold et al v. Teno et al (1978), 1978 CanLII 2 (SCC), 83 D.L.R. (3d) 609 (S.C.C.).

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