Settlements structured for infants can take the form of payments to be made periodically, past the age of majority. In Beatty v. Pequin (1990), 49 B.C.L.R. (2d) 379, Hutchison J. approved such a settlement, but noted, Prima facie an infant has the right to receive her damages when she reaches age 19 (or earlier pursuant to Section 12 of the Infants Act if circumstances so necessitate).
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