Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Heads of Damages 101 (HOD 101)

  • 16 Apr 2013
  • 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
  • The manual is $225 plus shipping and HST. 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.

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Professional Development Course:

Heads of Damages 101 (HOD 101)

"For Junior Lawyers, Solos, Paralegals & Legal Secretaries"

Instructor: Brian Gibbard Barrister Solicitor

Law Courts Center CPD Room

840 Howe ST #150 Vancouver BC V6Z2L2 


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 is a Head 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 Seat Rate: $548.80
Multi Seat or Accredited Group Rate: $521.36 (per person)
Desk Reference Manual: $252.00

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For more information:
Call: 604.685.2727
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