Is a successful litigant entitled to the basic costs of an insurance company?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Brar v Ismail, 2018 BCSC 1573 (CanLII):

The second point is based on the plaintiff's financial circumstances. That also is not a reason to deny a successful litigant – including an insurance company – basic costs: Smith v. City of New Westminster, 2004 BCSC 1304.

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