Singer Kwinter is celebrating its 45th anniversary! The firm opened on April 1st, 2019. Thank you for your trust and your confidence. We look forward to serving you for many more years to come.
Singer Kwinter’s Nga Dang highlights important facts and outcomes in the Ontario Courts. Case summary originally distributed in OTLA's March 24, 2019 newsletter. Peter B. Cozzi Professional Corporation v. Szot, 2019 ONSC 1274 (CanLII) Full Decision (PDF) The plaintiff, Mr. Nguyen, through his Litigation Guardian, commenced an action in 2007 against the defendant for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Nguyen obtained an After-the-Event (“ATE”) policy in the amount of $100,000 from DAS Legal through his lawyer, Peter Cozzi. Mr. Nguyen lost on the threshold issue at trial and was [...]
Singer Kwinter’s Nga Dang highlights important facts and outcomes in the Ontario Courts. Case summary originally distributed in OTLA's February 17, 2019 newsletter. Estate of John Edward Graham v. Southlake Regional Health Centre, 2019 ONSC 391 (CanLII) Full Decision (PDF) This medical negligence action arises from medical care provided to John Graham on May 23 and 24, 2008 at Southlake Regional Health Centre. Mr. Graham passed away on February 8, 2009. The Plaintiffs commenced the action against the hospital and various physicians for their negligent failure to remove a medical sponge from [...]
Singer Kwinter is proud to announce that Alf Kwinter and Jason Singer have once again been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada as leading legal practitioners Alf has been recognized in the areas of Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Negligence. Jason has been recognized in Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation. Best Lawyers® is considered by many as the "Gold Standard in Selecting a Lawyer". Congratulations to Alf and Jason for their hard work and this prestigious recognition in the Canadian legal community. Alf Kwinter was recognized as [...]
Singer Kwinter was proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Conference in Niagara Falls on November 11th-13th, 2015. This collaborative event was hosted by the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) and local community associations across the province. The conference curriculum offered a vast array of content for both ABI professionals and individuals impacted by acquired brain injury. This year's theme was entitled, “Innovate, Integrate, Motivate”. Please visit here to view pictures from the 2015 Provincial Conference.
Singer Kwinter was proud to be the Platinum corporate sponsor of the BIST Heroes 5k Run, Walk & Roll on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Wilket Park in Toronto. This year's theme was super heroes…capes, masks and costumes made there way through the park trails! Funds raised afford BIST the opportunity to deliver important programs to individuals and families dealing with the effects of brain injury in Toronto. With over $50,000 raised from the event, BIST tripled their fundraising goal! Please click here to view pictures from this year’s incredible day.
Singer Kwinter is pleased to welcome Betsy Belzberg to Singer Kwinter. Betsy will be working as an articling student here at the firm. Betsy is a recent graduate of the J.D. program at Queen’s University. Betsy was actively involved in the law school community throughout her time at Queen’s, where she held an executive position in the Queen’s Law Cancer Society, spearheaded the Curriculum Review Committee and participated in Intramural Dodgeball. This past year, Betsy traveled to Hong Kong to spend a semester studying abroad at the prestigious University of Hong Kong, [...]
Please click here to read the formal press release on the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute website. About the award: "With a mission to advance the recovery, health and life outcomes of people affected by acquired brain injury, Singer, Kwinter has established an Observership Awards Fund to enhance the professional knowledge and skills development of clinicians in Toronto Rehab’s Acquired Brain Injury Program. Awardees, decided through a competitive application and peer review process, are provided an opportunity to visit a premiere centre or participate in an international conference to gain new insights [...]
Launch Date – April 27, 2015. https://youtu.be/sVEMLqAl0ig
During this presentation, Managing the Muddle: Litigating Spinal Cord Injuries in Non-Motor Vehicle Accidents, Singer Kwinter lawyers examined the important legal issues and challenges in proving liability in Non-MVA Spinal Cord Injury claims as well offered insight on interim funding solutions for victims. Click here to view pictures from the event. Speakers: Jason D. Singer Shane H. Katz Veronica S. Marson