What is the legal test for making a claim for cost of future care?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Sweeney v Yu, 2021 BCSC 2133 (CanLII):

The test for determining the appropriate award is an objective one based on medical evidence. There must be a medical justification for claims for cost of future care and the claims must be reasonable: Tsalamandris v. McLeod, 2012 BCCA 239 at paras. 62-63.

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