Gobbo v. Rockingham Hardware Ltd., 3 NSR (2d) 761

JudgeMartland, Judson, Ritchie, Hall and Spence JJ.
CourtSupreme Court of Canada
Case DateJuly 28, 1971
JurisdictionCanada (Federal)
Citations3 NSR (2d) 761;1972 CanLII 1230 (SCC);26 DLR (3d) 768;(1972), 3 N.S.R.(2d) 761 (SCC)

Gobbo v. Rockingham Hardware (1972), 3 N.S.R.(2d) 761 (SCC)

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Gobbo v. Rockingham Hardware Ltd.

Indexed As: Gobbo v. Rockingham Hardware Ltd.

Supreme Court of Canada

Martland, Judson, Ritchie, Hall and Spence JJ.

June 2, 1972.

Summary:

Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada from a decision of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Appeal Division, dated July 28, 1971, 3 N.S.R.(2d) 100.

Damage Awards - Topic 66

Injury and death - Body injuries - Low back pain due to slipped or injured disc - 45 year old male - The Supreme Court of Canada affirmed decision of Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Appeal Division , which reduced a jury's award for damages for personal injuries from $25,000.00 to $6,000.00.

Counsel:

A.L. Caldwell, Q.C. for the appellants;

L.A. Bell, Q.C., and H.E. Wrathall for the respondents.

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  • Haynes v. Canadian Pacific Railway Co. and Boland, (1974) 17 N.R. 125 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court of Canada
    • 26 Noviembre 1974
    ...v. Rockingham Hardware Ltd. et al. (1970), 2 N.S.R.(2d) 26; 14 D.L.R. (3d) 627, varied 3 N.S.R.(2d) 100; 24 D.L.R. (3d) 355, affirmed 3 N.S.R.(2d) 761; 26 D.L.R. (3d) 768 (Can.). The judgment of my brother Nemetz in McCready v. Scott et al. (1968), 62 W.W.R. (N.S.) 563; 66 D.L.R. (2d) 364, ......
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  • Haynes v. Canadian Pacific Railway Co. and Boland, (1974) 17 N.R. 125 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court of Canada
    • 26 Noviembre 1974
    ...v. Rockingham Hardware Ltd. et al. (1970), 2 N.S.R.(2d) 26; 14 D.L.R. (3d) 627, varied 3 N.S.R.(2d) 100; 24 D.L.R. (3d) 355, affirmed 3 N.S.R.(2d) 761; 26 D.L.R. (3d) 768 (Can.). The judgment of my brother Nemetz in McCready v. Scott et al. (1968), 62 W.W.R. (N.S.) 563; 66 D.L.R. (2d) 364, ......