Civil Litigation, Class Action

Darryl Singer's media roundup

Toronto-area civil litigator and personal injury lawyer Darryl Singer is frequently called upon by the media to be a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on cases involving professional misconduct.

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Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer reflects on all the positives that came out of his campaign for Law Society of Ontario bencher in his latest column for The Lawyer's Daily. Read more

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In his latest column for The Lawyer's Daily, Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer writes about the need for lawyers to speak up and talk about their personal or health issues. Read more

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In his latest column for The Lawyer's Daily, Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer discusses the pratfalls of ancestry searches and genetic testing. Read more

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Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer told Canadian Lawyer that he hopes the debate over the statement of principles at the Law Society of Upper Canada does not “crowd out” significant issues such as funding for Legal Aid Ontario and pro bono initiatives. Read more

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A proposed class-action lawsuit against a chain of medical cannabis clinics whose patients' personal medical information was exposed in a digital data breach has sparked dozens of inquiries, says Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer, lead counsel in the claim. Read more

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In his latest column for The Lawyer's Daily, Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer talks about the importance of solicitor-client privilege and the damage failing to follow this "vital rule of professional conduct" can have. Read more

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In a column for The Lawyer's Daily, Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer list five things a lawyer can do while under suspension by Law Society of Ontario. Read more.

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In a guest column in the Toronto Sun, Toronto-area civil litigator Darry Singer says that while class action lawsuits are promoted as access to justice, it's rare that class members receive a significant amount and should instead consider going at it alone. Read more.

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In his latest column for The Lawyer's Daily, Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer recounts his road to sobriety and shares three valuable tips for becoming a happier and healthier lawyer. Read more.

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Although he was disappointed that a Law Society of Ontario tribunal terminated his client's licence, Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer tells Canadian Lawyer that he was “very, very” happy with the tribunal’s consideration of its duty to accommodate alcoholism and depression under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Read more.

Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer tells IT World Canada that his client has launched a $500,000 lawsuit against Facebook as a result of hundreds of unwarranted calls and emails that stemmed from the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach. Read more.

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Envy of others diminishes one's own self-perception and quickly leads to debt, depression, addiction, divorce and worse, says Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer in his recent column for The Lawyer's Daily. Read more.

Toronto-area personal injury lawyer Darryl Singer tells Newstalk 1010 that an insurance company spent $42,000 on legal fees and experts to justify the denial of a claim from one of his clients for medical rehab treatment in the amount of $3200.

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In his latest column for The Lawyer's Daily, Toronto area civil litigator Darryl Singer shares about how his journey through addiction and recovery taught him three important lessons for a more fulfilling life and law practice: be true to yourself, start treating your clients with empathy and practise with civility. Read more.

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For many in the legal profession, the stress of too much — or not enough — work can be a major challenge, causing depression, anxiety, job dissatisfaction and frustration. In his recent column for The Lawyer’s Daily, Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer offers five tips to help lawyers better manage their workflow. Read more.

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Lawyers often downplay the significance of their clients’ emotions, but in his recent column for The Lawyer’s Daily, Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer says his experience as a party in one lawsuit and a witness in another, made him realize the error of his ways. Read more.

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The Hollywood depiction of drug addiction doesn’t come close to the painful reality of what it’s like to struggle with addiction — for addicts and the people around them, Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer writes in The Huffington Post. Read more.

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Technology such as e-mail, cloud-based file servers, law firm-specific apps for docketing, file management and document review can improve the efficiency of your practice and your bottom line, but the same technological advances may be negatively impacting both your employees’ productivity and creating a wellness crisis for you, Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer writes in The Lawyer’s Daily. Read more.

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The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have put sexual harassment, sexual assault and gender discrimination at the forefront of media and popular discussion, and that’s a good thing, Toronto-area civil litigator and personal injury lawyer Darryl Singer writes in Law Times. Read more.

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For all the law society’s talk about harassment, discrimination and Statements of Principles, one group still faces unduly harsh treatment: those with addiction and mental health issues, writes Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer in The Lawyer's Daily. Read more

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After going public with his own story of addiction and recovery in February, Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer received more than 200 emails from lawyers and judges across the country commending him for his candour, he writes in the Globe and Mail. Read more

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Toronto-area civil litigator Darryl Singer tells the Toronto Star that his client, Chris Spence, was not required to attend a recent appeal hearing to contest a decision by an independent tribunal, which found him guilty of plagiarism in his dissertation, and recommended he lose his PhD and be expelled. Read more

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