$750,000 in Damages from A Car Accident

Personal Injury

Madam Justice Gerow awarded a 22 year old mining student a total of over $750,000 in damages for injuries arising from a motor vehicle accident. In Valino v. Chu, 2015 BCSC 114, the Judge states:

[5]   Ms. Valino was 22 years old at the time of the accident and studying mining engineering at the University of British Columbia. She was working as a co-op student in what was to be a 12 month position, which commenced in September 2010.

[6]  The accident occurred on October 10, 2010. Ms. Valino was the front seat passenger in an SUV driven by the defendant, Bok Wing Haley Chu, travelling northbound on Highway 40 near Grand Cache, Alberta. Mr. Chu admits he lost control of his vehicle at a curve in the road. The vehicle left the highway and rolled a number of times before coming to rest on its wheels. The front airbags deployed and the SUV was a total loss…

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Perminder Tung
Partner in ICBC Injury Claims Litigation
Lindsay Kenney LLP – Langley Law Firm