Cote v. Michaud, [1966] N.B. Law News No. 41 (QB)

JudgeAnglin, J.
CourtCourt of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick (Canada)
Case DateJune 24, 1966
JurisdictionNew Brunswick
Citations[1966] N.B. Law News No. 41 (QB)

Cote v. Michaud, [1966] N.B. Law News No. 41 (QB)

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Albert J. Cote and Lilianne Cote (plaintiffs) v. Joseph Michaud (defendant)


Indexed As: Cote v. Michaud

New Brunswick Supreme Court

Queen's Bench Division

Anglin, J.

June 24, 1966.


Damage Award - Back Injury - On assessment of damages for personal injuries resulting from an automobile accident in which liability was admitted, the Court awarded special damages of $2,892 (including $2,250 for cost of hiring man) and $12,000 general damages to male farmer for 2 disc fractures in back and injuries to soft tissue near fractures, permanent continued pain and inability to work his farm. Doctor stated complete improvement not expected.

Damage Awards - Topic 68

Injury and death - Body injuries - Back - Vertebral fracture - See paragraphs 1 to 10.


Robert C. Rice, for the plaintiff;

F. Dodd Tweedie, Q.C., for the defendant.

This case was heard before Anglin, J., of the New Brunswick Supreme Court, Queen's Bench Division, who delivered the following decision on June 24, 1966.

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