Articles about ‘PTSD’

BC Court Considers the Debilitating Effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder when Awarding Monetary Damages

In the 2020 British Columbia Supreme Court case, Kempton v Struke Estate, 2020 BCSC 2094 (CanLII) (Struke) the trial judge granted the plaintiff $200,000 in  pain and suffering damages. An article by Canadian Lawyer Magazine, sheds some light on how courts consider the impact of a plaintiff’s psychiatric injuries in assessing damages. » Read the rest

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