Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Heads of Damage 101 (HOD 101)

  • 21 Apr 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Vancouver


  • This rate applies to the members in good standing of the following groups:
    1. Amici Curiae Pro Bono Paralegal Program,
    2. Greater Vancouver Legal Nurse Consultant Association
  • This rate is available to current subscribers of the BC Civil Litigation Guide. It may be used by the firm once per event.
  • The manual is $152.25 including GST. Shipping is extra. We will confirm the exact amount in your invoice.
  • This rate applies to the those sending more than one delegate to this course session. To avail of this rate, all delegates must be registered at the same time.
  • Rate for those attending to fulfill their mandatory continuing professional development activities with the Law Society of British Columbia.
  • This is a license for one person. Each lawyer and other staff have to register.

    For lawyers practicing in BC, if you plan to report this as part of your CPD activities, please read the LSBC rules. Part of the rules require that you view this with at least another lawyer (not staff); please ask us if there is lawyer from another firm who has registered.

    Any materials will be sent to you upon payment of registration.

Registration is closed
Professional Development Course:

Heads of Damage 101 (HOD 101)

Instructor: Gerrie Campbell, senior paralegal

Attend in person or by web.


Learning outcomes:

1) understand concept of common law and stare decisis

2) understand the concept and function of damages

3) identify, understand and explain different heads of damage

4) analyze fact patterns and assess applicable heads of damage

5) identify, understand and explain factors which may affect quantum of damages

Partial list of topics that will be covered:

What are Heads of Damage?
B.1 Non- pecuniary Damages
B.2 Past Wage Loss
B.3 Future Wage Loss and Loss of Capacity   
B.4 Future Care
B.5 Special Damages
B.6 Court Order Interest (COI)
B.7 Costs
B.8 Reductions to Damage Awards
B.9 Putting All the Heads Together

This 7 hour course includes 0 hours on professional responsibility, ethics, client care and relations.

Each session offers:

  • an interactive class providing hands-on practice in preparing documents;
  • a limit of 14 participants, to ensure optimum learning;
  • a copy of Heads of Damages 101 Desk Reference Manual, including useful checklists and precedents.

Single In-Person Seat Rate: $548.80
Single Webinar Seat Rate: $548.80
Multi Seat or Accredited Group Rate:
$521.36 (per person)
Desk Reference Manual: $152.25

(View cancellation policy)

For more information:
Call: 604.685.2727
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