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double costs

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

I beat my formal offer at trial.  Will I be awarded double costs and double disbursements from the date of my formal offer?   What if the Rule doesn’t specifically mention disbursements? In a decision released this week, Justice Dley considered

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am awarded more at trial than my last offer to settle on the ‘eve of trial’, will the judge award me extra costs because the defendant forced me to run a trial and wasted court time?  What does a judge consider

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

Picture this: you make a formal offer to settle, and ICBC doesn’t accept it, ultimately forcing a trial. At trial you’re awarded more than what you offered to accept. Should you be entitled to extra costs for the unnecessary litigation?