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Construction Law - Proceedings - Practice and procedure - Costs

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendants, the PrimeWest companies and TAQA, from an order of full-indemnity costs payable to the plaintiff, Pillar Resource Services. The underlying litigation arose from the plaintiff’s claim for unpaid amounts under a cost-plus construction agreement in respect of a complex project involving a sour gas processing plant. Following a lengthy trial, the trial judge awarded the plaintiff approximately $850,000 for breach of contract. In a separate decision, the plaintiff was awarded full indemnity costs due to misconduct by the defendants. The trial judge...