Jason D. Singer

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Jason Singer has garnered a strong reputation as a lawyer committed to advocating for and protecting the rights of accident victims. For over a decade, Jason has represented clients in complex matters involving personal injury and insurance claim resolution. He is recognized as a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada; has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyersin Canada in Personal Injury Litigation; and was selected by his peers as a Leading Practitioner in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

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Jason Singer graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, specializing in comparative politics. He then went on to earn his law degree from Queen’s University in 2002. Jason spent his articles clerking for the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario and was called to the bar in 2003.

Practice Highlights
  • Successfully represented Plaintiff in fire loss claim against insurer where jury awarded $175,000.00 in punitive damages for bad faith conduct of insurer in denying claim based on an alleged misrepresentation in in the application process (Haji-Fazul v. Lloyd’s Underwriters)
  • Successfully represented Plaintiff in medical malpractice claim where Court found against physician for negligently performing a plastic surgery (Penticostes v. La Fontaine Medical Group)
  • Successful co-counsel with Alfred M. Kwinter at trial where Court found in favour of insureds against its insurer and repair contractor including an award of $100,000 in punitive damages (Brandiferri v. Wawanesa and Strone)
  • Successful co-counsel with Alfred M. Kwinter before Ontario Court of Appeal establishing new law in causation for Occupier’s liability (Kamin v. Kawartha Dairy)
  • Jason articled for the Office of the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario in the Southwest region. He worked side by side with the Justices where he gained unique insight into the court process from behind the bench.
Industry Involvement
  • Board of Directors for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Advocates’ Society
  • ARCH Disability Law Centre
  • Duty Counsel for LawHelp Ontario (Pro Bono Work)
Industry Awards

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Outstanding Young Lawyer Award for 2013

Recognized as a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada in Personal Injury Litigation

Selected by his peers as a Leading Practitioner in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory


  • Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCI) Wheelchair Relay Challenge
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Ontario
  • WAVE – Women Against Violence Everywhere
  • Rouge Valley Hospital System
  • Annual P.I. Charity Hockey Challenge
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)
  • Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)
  • SickKids Centre for Brain & Behaviour Biennial Conference on Brain Injury in Children
  • Toronto ABI Network
  • St. Michael’s Head Injury Clinic “Out of the Rough” Golf Tournament
Articles & Blog

Ontario insurers continue to profit from victims of arson

Seeing Through the Haze of Canadian Marijuana Laws

Getting Legal: A Breakdown of the 2012 Chief Coroner’s Cycling Death Review (June 30, 2016)

Fire Prevention recommendations should not be an avenue to avoid insurance claims (May 9, 2016)

Law Time Article: Ruling against insurance company for punitive damages (May 3, 2016)

Top 10 things to know and do if you suffer a property loss (December 16, 2015)

Real Estate Magazine Article – Protect yourself from insurance claims (December 1, 2015)

BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH: A Sad Day for Ontario (BikingToronto, June 1, 2015)

A Sad Day for Ontario Drivers (April 24, 2015)

The Experts Quagmire – (Jason Singer – OBA JUST Magazine, July 2014)

Jason D. Singer OTLA Award Announcement – The Lawyers Weekly (November 29, 2013)

Boyce lets insurers pick own limitation period, lawyer warns – Law Times (Jason Singer, October 7, 2013)

Court of Appeal expands the definition of Catastrophic Impairment for Accident Victims (November 13, 2012)

The applicability of the fire insurance provisions to multi-peril policies – The Litigator (Jason Singer, July 2012)

Elliot Lake Mall Collapse – Potential Compensation Claims (June 24, 2012)

Ontario Government Poised to Make Deep Cuts To Auto Insurance Benefits – Again (June 19, 2012)

Brain Injury Awareness Month (June 12, 2012)

No Crash No Cash: An unfair trade-off for transit riders (May 1, 2012)

On public transit, no crash, no cash – The Lawyers Weekly (Jason Singer, February 3, 2012)

Jury trial preparation checklist – The Litigator (Jason Singer, April 2009)

Injured plaintiff was not required to prove precise location of fall – The Lawyers Weekly ( Alfred Kwinter & Jason Singer, February 24, 2006)


Awards & Recognition

Interesting Facts

Jason has had national success as a competitive swimmer, earning national champion status in the 5k open water competition. He also participated on two CIS championship teams at UBC. Jason still swims every week and is a member of a Masters Swim group here in Ontario. Jason has had a unique array of international travels – having visited Africa, North, South and Central America, Europe, Asia.  He has also hiked the Inca Trail.