Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) – Physical

An injury to the head commonly referred to as a concussion. An mTBI may include physical symptoms such as headaches, ringing in the ear (tinnitus), dizziness, insomnia, fatigue, and loss of one or more of the five senses. As a result, individuals may experience trouble with skills such as writing or drawing; a sudden contraction or tightening of muscles; and problems with balance and walking.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2004, the Court in Dwyer v Douglas Lake Cattle Co, 2004 BCSC 1487 awarded the injured person $150,000 for a mTBI that caused significant physical problems.

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*Disclaimer: These illustrations should not be relied on as medically accurate. Always consult your healthcare
practitioner to better understand your injuries. In determining the potential settlement value of pain and
suffering awards, many factors need to be considered. The awards given as examples are specific to a particular
set of facts. Always consult your legal representative for a more accurate assessment of your specific case.