One Day Summary Judgement Motion Awards $28,000 in Costs to the Winning Plaintiff:

In Sandham v Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Ltd ( 2022 ONSC 3670 ), Justice MacNeil had previously awarded $208,448 to the plaintiff in a wrongful dismissal action.

The Plaintiff beat their Rule 49 offer and was thus entitled to both partial indemnity costs up the the date of their offer and substantial indemnity costs thereafter.

The Plaintiff asked for $34,000. The Court awarded $28,000 saying there was some duplication of work between the senior lawyer and the two juniors who worked on the file.

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