Court Orders Insurer to Pay Huge Costs Award for Mounting an Unreasonable Defence
Persampieri v. Hobbs, 2018 ONSC 368
In 2009, the Plaintiff, 84-year-old Maria Persampieri, was a passenger in a motor vehicle that was rear-ended. The Plaintiff brought an action against the Defendants for damages. Defendants’ counsel gave the Plaintiff two options: withdraw the action on a without costs basis or proceed to trial.
At the mandatory pre-trial mediation, the Defendants admitted liability in exchange for the Plaintiff limiting...Read More