LISC legal cost protection helps secure $800,000 for injured man

An Ontario court has awarded $800,000 in damages — 25 times more than the defendant initially offered — to a 45-year-old injured man after his lawyer obtained LISC legal cost protection and levelled the playing field between the plaintiff and the defendant’s insurance company, says BridgePoint Indemnity Company chairman and CEO John Rossos.

“This case gives an excellent example of how a lawyer artfully used legal cost protection, or what is otherwise considered ‘new technology’ in a way that created a massive shift in the fortunes of his client,” he tells AdvocateDaily.com.

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