What are the costs of self-represented litigants seeking damages in a personal injury action?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Logtenberg v. ING Insurance Company, 2008 CanLII 24229 (ON SC):

Costs may be awarded to a self-represented litigant who can demonstrate that the time and effort he or she devoted to the proceeding was to do work ordinarily performed by a lawyer, and, resulted in an “opportunity cost”, that is the foregoing of remunerative opportunity. See Fong v. Chan, supra.

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