T.O. v. J.H.O., [2006] B.C.T.C. 560 (SC)

JudgeStromberg-Stein, J.
CourtSupreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
Case DateMarch 01, 2006
JurisdictionBritish Columbia
Citations[2006] B.C.T.C. 560 (SC);2006 BCSC 560

T.O. v. J.H.O., [2006] B.C.T.C. 560 (SC)

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Temp. Cite: [2006] B.C.T.C. TBEd. AP.075

T.O. (plaintiff) v. J.H.O. (defendant)

(05-0202; 2006 BCSC 560)

Indexed As: T.O. v. J.H.O.

British Columbia Supreme Court

Victoria

Stromberg-Stein, J.

April 7, 2006.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Editor's Note: Certain names in the following case have been initialized or the case otherwise edited to prevent the disclosure of identities where required by law, publication ban, Maritime Law Book's editorial policy or otherwise.

Damage Awards - Topic 627

Torts/Quebec responsibility - Injury to the person - Sexual assault (incl. sexual abuse) - See paragraphs 44 to 67.

Torts - Topic 3183

Trespass - Assault and battery - Sexual assault - See paragraphs 23 to 43.

Torts - Topic 3191

Vicarious liability - Assault and battery - Battery - What constitutes - See paragraphs 23 to 31.

Torts - Topic 3200

Trespass - Assault and battery - Defences - Consent - See paragraphs 32 to 43.

Counsel:

D. Berntsen, for the plaintiff;

R. Scott, for the defendant.

This action was heard on February 27 and 28 and March 1, 2006, before Stromberg-Stein, J., of the British Columbia Supreme Court, who delivered the following decision on April 7, 2006.

Please Note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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