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Posted on October 5, 2017 | Posted in Construction, Five Liners

2283624 Ontario Limited v. Performance Heating & Floor Coating Ltd. 2017 Ont SCJ

The judge awarded costs of $45,000 to the defendant on an unsuccessful construction lien action for payment of $59,000. He dismissed arguments of proportionality because, he stated, it was the plaintiff who made the decision to use the Construction Lien Act process rather than sue in Small Claims Court or use the Simplified Rules.


Jonathan Speigel


Written by Jonathan Speigel Jonathan Speigel, the founding partner of Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, leads the litigation and construction practices.



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