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Costs Consequences for Failing to Consider Weaknesses of...

In Wiebe v. Wiebe, 2018 BCSC 1062 the plaintiff sued for personal injuries from a car accident. At trial,...

Surveillance video raises credibility issues, leads to...

In Brar v. Ismail, 2018 BCSC 1573, a jury dismissed the plaintiff’s claim for injuries she alleged after a...

Defence offers to settle should have been accepted

In Gill v. McChesney, 2018 BCSC 1378, the plaintiff was awarded nearly $90,000 in damages in a personal injury...

Costs Consequences Arising from Unclear Offer to Settle

In Park v. Donnelly, 2018 BCSC 219, the BC Supreme Court confirmed that an offer to settle must be...

Evidence required to set-off costs after acceptance of...

In Johnstone v. Haynes, 2015 BCSC 770 the defendants sought to enforce costs consequences after the plaintiff accepted an...

No Double Costs if “unduly punitive”

In Mohamed v. Intransit BC Limited Partnership, 2016 BCSC 321, the plaintiff alleged that he was injured falling on...

Failure to accept “walk away” offer results in double...

In Johnson v. Jamieson 2015 BCSC 648 the court awarded the defendant double costs from the date of delivery...

An offer to settle does not create a debt between...

The BC Supreme Court recently confirmed that there is no legal relationship between a plaintiff and a defendant’s insurer....

Informal offer does not revoke formal offer

In Bideci v Neuhold 2014 BCSC 1212 Abrioux J. found that a party’s informal offer to settle did not...

Plaintiff penalized for refusing to accept reasonable...

The plaintiff in Vander Maeden v Condon 2014 BCSC 677 was a legally blind 65-year-old widower on disability. He...

Getting Double Costs with a Nominal Offer to Settle

The reasons in Charland v Cloverdale Minor Baseball Association and Wheeler 2013 BCSC 2349 recently affirmed that double costs...