Only nominal future benefits may be deducted from a cost of care award in British Columbia in causing involving injuries suffered in car accidents.
The B.C. Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal for future care costs awarded to the plaintiff finding the trial judge's assessment reasonable. The Court also declined to interfere with a nominal deduction of $1,000 for possible statutory no-fault benefits payable to the plaintiff in the future.
Uhrovic v. Masjhuri  B.C.J. No. 2191 British Columbia Court of Appeal C.A. Ryan, R.J. Bauman and H. Groberman JJ.A. November 17, 2008