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Holiday Drinking and Social Host Liability

As the holidays approach, it is important to be aware of your legal responsibilities. As a host when serving alcohol at your home. For many years, the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Childs v. Desmormeaux, 2006 SCC 18, has been the leading case on social host liability. The case involved a drunk party guest who crashed head-on into another car. While he driving home from a private BYOB New Year’s Eve party. One of the passengers in the other car died and three others were seriously injured. The Supreme [...]

2019 Brain Injury Society 5K a Success!

Singer Kwinter is proud to be a Silver corporate sponsor of the Brain Injury Society of Toronto as well as well as the BIST Heroes 5k Run, Walk & Roll. This year's 5k took place on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 at Wilket Park in Toronto. This year's theme was once again super heroes…capes, masks and costumes are all came out in full force! Singer Kwinter provided face-painting fun for everyone! Funds raised afford BIST the opportunity to deliver important programs to individuals and families dealing with the effects of brain [...]

I’ve got replacement cost – so what is it?

Few people look at their home insurance policies -even fewer actually read them. If you do happen to read your policy the words you want to see are “Replacement Cost”or “Replacement Value”. And once you do see these words in your policy what do they tell you? Likely very little unless you understand insurance law. Yes, you get the cost of replacing the item but what cost? The cost you paid? The cost or value the item was worth at the time of the loss? Or the cost to replace [...]

2019 Tamara Gordon Foundation Sponsorship Awards

Singer Kwinter was proud to once again support this year's Tamara Gordon Foundation Scholarship Awards presentation on Saturday, September 21st. This year over 26 scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $3,000 were handed out to students with disabilities pursuing higher education. Additionally, TGF partnered with Ryerson University to award scholarships to 4 students - brining the total number of scholarships to 30 for 2019. Find out more about this excellent cause by clicking here. Alf Kwinter, Board President, with Tamara & Marcia Gordon:

Alf Kwinter Once Again Named to Best Lawyers® in Canada 2020

Singer Kwinter is proud to announce that our firm has been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers® in Canada. We would like to congratulate Alf Kwinter who has once again been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada as a leading legal practitioner in the areas of Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Negligence. Best Lawyers® is considered by many as the "Gold Standard in Selecting a Lawyer". Congratulations to Alf for his continued dedication and this prestigious [...]

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – August 11, 2019

Singer Kwinter’s Susan Dhaliwal highlights important facts and outcomes in the Ontario Courts. Case summary originally distributed in OTLA's August 11, 2019 newsletter. Stewart et al. v. Wood et al., 2019 ONSC 3931 Full Decision Court finds adverse costs insurance an “access to justice” issue and a recoverable disbursement. This cost endorsement follows the settlement of a personal injury action ten days before the start of a scheduled three week trial. The parties agreed on the Plaintiffs’ damages of $75,000 and that the issue of costs and disbursements would be [...]

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Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – July 7, 2019

Singer Kwinter’s Nga Dang highlights important facts and outcomes in the Ontario Courts. Case summary originally distributed in OTLA's July 7, 2019 newsletter. 2343697 Ontario Inc. v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONSC 3016 (CanLII) Full Decision The Defendants succeeded on a motion for an order requiring that the Plaintiffs appoint an appraiser pursuant to s. 128(5) of the Insurance Act. On November 24, 2014, the Plaintiffs suffered property damage at their cottage due to inclement weather conditions. The Plaintiffs submitted a proof of loss dated May 19, 2015. [...]

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – April 28, 2019

Singer Kwinter’s Susan Dhaliwal highlights important facts and outcomes in the Ontario Courts. Case summary originally distributed in OTLA's April 28, 2019 newsletter. Full Decision The defendants, Nino Mazzuca and Toyota Credit Canada Inc. (“the Defendants”), brought a motion seeking an order requiring the plaintiff, Adam Courneyea (“the Plaintiff”), to attend a further examination for discovery. The Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident on September 13, 2012. He was examined for discovery on February 9, 2015. The pre-trial conference is scheduled for November 10, 2020 and a 25-day [...]