“Baffling” Defence Position Results in Significant Cost Award

It’s old news that auto insurers aggressively defend personal injury lawsuits in Ontario, but are the Courts pushing back with escalating cost awards when they lose? It might seem so based on the recent decision of St. Marthe v. O’Connor [1] (“St. Marthe”) where the Court awarded the Plaintiff $300,000 in costs plus HST and […]

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