Hachey v. Lagace, [1966] N.B. Law News No. 61 (QB)

JudgeBarry, J.
CourtCourt of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick (Canada)
Case DateSeptember 28, 1966
JurisdictionNew Brunswick
Citations[1966] N.B. Law News No. 61 (QB)

Hachey v. Lagace, [1966] N.B. Law News No. 61 (QB)

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Raymond Hachey, Irene Hachey, Victor Zakrivsky and Celine Zakrivsky (plaintiffs) v. Mathias Lagace (defendant)


Indexed As: Hachey v. Lagace

New Brunswick Supreme Court

Queen's Bench Division

Barry, J.

September 28, 1966.


Motor Vehicle & Damage Awards - Defendant held solely responsible for motor vehicle accident for negligence in entering and crossing highway with his car when it was unsafe to do so. Court rejects Defendant's version and accepts Plaintiff's version. Female, Plaintiff 45, awarded $685. special damages for injuries including $300. for loss of income and $1,250 general damages for minor facial scars, eight-day hospitalization, off work for six weeks, pain and suffering. Male Plaintiff 40, awarded $100. general damages for broken ribs and several days lost work and $75. for loss of income. Female Plaintiff, 45, awarded $250. general damages for bruises, cuts, shock and pain and suffering and three days loss of work and $45. special damages. (including $30. loss of income).

Damage Awards - Topic 117

Injury and death - Head injuries - Facial injuries (including scarring) - See paragraph 11.

Damage Awards - Topic 145

Injury and death - Leg injuries - Lacerations - See paragraph 13.

Torts - Topic 416

Negligence - Motor vehicle - Rules of the road - Right of way - Crossing, entering or exiting through street or highway - See paragraphs 1 to 9.


J.L.A. Robichaud, Q.C., for the plaintiffs;

John N. Bugold, Q.C., for the defendant.

This case was heard in Dalhousie, N.B., on September 21 and 23, 1966, before Barry, J., of the New Brunswick Supreme Court, Queen's Bench Division, who filed the following decision on September 28, 1966, dated September 27, 1966.

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