Double Costs Following a Cost Assessment Hearing!
The winner of a law suit is typically entitled to the expenses (legal costs and disbursements) they incurred to prove their case.
When an insurance company refuses to pay fair value on a client’s taxable costs and disbursements, we at Preszler Injury Lawyers relish the opportunity to attend court at a Cost Assessment Hearing, and make the insurance company pay fair value.
Today we received Reasons from District Registrar Nielson on the Cost Assessment Hearing for Franklin v. Ingram, 2018 BCSC 1812. We not only beat the insurance company’s offer to settle, but our offer as well – entitling our client to double his costs as a penalty against the insurance company.