What is the impact of minor impact on evidence in a motor vehicle case?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Ahmadi v. West, 2014 BCSC 2050 (CanLII):

The defence does not suggest that a minor impact inevitably leads to the conclusion that no injuries occurred. The authorities are to the effect that evidence of the damage caused and the impact generally can be one of many factors considered by the court in the determination of what injuries, if any, were caused by the accident. In Miller v. Darwel, 2005 BCSC 759, the court stated:

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