Does a plaintiff have to recover all his costs after the date of his settlement offer?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Bedwell v. McGill, 2008 BCCA 526 (CanLII):

Although the Court of Appeal did not specify that the defendant should recover all his costs after the date of his offer, that was certainly the interpretation put on Smith v. Knudson by the trial judge in the case at bar, who as already noted, ordered that the defendant recover 100% of his costs from the date of the settlement offer. The Case at Bar

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