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Property Loss – Protecting Yourself Before a Loss Occurs

We purchase home insurance in the event the unimaginable happens. Often times it is not until after a loss has occurred that we realize our premiums have not bought the peace of mind we thought we had. Claims can be denied or delayed for countless reasons by the insurer. Homeowners can take these steps to protect themselves before a loss to ensure their claim is processed quickly and fairly as possible: Insurance Application – do not make misrepresentations when applying for insurance. If the property will not be your primary [...]

By | 2020-05-04T16:59:41+00:00 May 4th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – January 17, 2020

Singer Kwinter’s Susan Dhaliwal highlights important facts and outcomes in the Ontario Courts. Case summary originally distributed in OTLA's January 20, 2020 newsletter. Przyk v. Hamilton Retirement Group Ltd., 2019 ONSC 7498 Full Decision Aviva denied costs after successful trial because of hardball approach. This slip and fall action proceeded to trial on liability alone after the parties agreed to fixing damages at $75,000. Aviva was wholly successful at trial where the jury found no negligence on the part of the defendant. In considering costs, the Court agreed with Plaintiff’s [...]

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – December 20, 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. McKay et al v. Park et al, 2019 ONCA 659 Full Decision Court of Appeal finds no vicarious liability on driver and owner of vehicle when front seat passenger seizes the steering wheel and causes a collision. The defendant, Sarah Park, was operating a vehicle she owned when her front seat passenger and co-defendant, Giancarlo Hnatiuk, pulled the steering wheel causing Ms. Park’s vehicle to collide with [...]

By | 2020-01-02T15:39:41+00:00 December 20th, 2019|Blog, Groundbreaking Law, Newsletter, Singer Kwinter news|0 Comments

GETTING LEGAL: Brain Injury Awareness and Bike Safety

On our crowded Toronto streets, bicyclists inevitably face a higher risk of being involved in an accident compared to an occupant of a motor vehicle. Add to this increased risk the reality that the object into which the bicyclist impacts is either a 3,000lbs vehicle or unforgiving pavement and the results can be severe and devastating injuries.  While proper bike safety is always important all year around, its importance is especially highlighted in June during Brain Injury Awareness month in Ontario. According to the Ontario Brain Injury Association, brain injuries are the [...]

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – March 17, 2017

Shaw v. Mkheyan, 2017 ONSC 851 Written by Susan Dhaliwal / Summaries / March 17, 2017 This is a threshold motion in which the plaintiff had pre-existing osteoarthritis in his left knee. The plaintiff was successful in establishing the subject car accident caused his asymptomatic left knee to become symptomatic and thus his injuries met threshold. Released February 8, 2017 | Full Decision [CanLII] On January 30, 2017, the jury returned its verdict and awarded $54,500 for general damages, zero for past income loss, $0 for pension loss, $22,500 for [...]

By | 2017-03-17T21:35:59+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Blog, General, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – March 17, 2017

Pupo v. Venditti, 2017 ONSC 1519 Written by Susan Dhaliwal / Summaries / March 17, 2017 The jury awarded $150,000 for pain and suffering damages where the Plaintiff suffered from chronic pain and had returned to work. After the jury delivered its verdict, defence counsel brought a threshold motion which was dismissed by the court. Released March 6, 2017 | Full Decision [Document Bank] On March 2, 2017, the jury returned its verdict and awarded $150,000 for general damages and zero for past and future housekeeping. After the jury delivered [...]

By | 2017-03-17T21:26:12+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Blog, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – August 11, 2016

Usanovic v. La Capitale Life Insurance Company, 2016 ONSC 4624 Written by Susan Dhaliwal / Summaries / August 11, 2016 Court dismisses long-term disability lawsuit commenced three years after denial due to statute of limitations Released June 22, 2016 | Full Decision [CanLII] The plaintiff suffered a fall on September 27, 2007 and made a claim for disability benefits through a disability policy issued by the defendant.  The defendant approved the claim and paid benefits to plaintiff for a number of years. However, eventually the defendant made a determination that [...]

By | 2016-08-11T21:13:26+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Blog, claims, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Case Summaries – August 11, 2016

Subramanian v. Bhawaneesingh, 2016 ONSC 4890 (CanLII) Written by Susan Dhaliwal / Summaries / August 11, 2016 Released June 29, 2016 | Full Decision [CanLII] This was a motion heard before Master Short brought by the Plaintiff to have the action restored to the trial list. The action arises out of a June 2007 motor vehicle accident. The Statement of Claim was issued in 2009, Examinations for Discoveries were held in 2011 and mediation was held in August 2013. The Trial Record was filed by the Plaintiff in May 2013. [...]

By | 2016-08-11T20:53:28+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Blog, General, Personal Injury|0 Comments