Jasmine Daya

Jasmine Daya
FIRM:
Jasmine Daya & Co.
POSITION:
Lawyer and Managing Principal
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury

Jasmine Daya, lawyer and managing principal with the Toronto firm Jasmine Daya & Co., focuses on personal injury law.

She graduated with her Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Bachelor of Science in economics from Southern Methodist University in 2001, before earning her Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University in 2005 and her Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2009. Ms. Daya was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006.

Ms. Daya heads the accident benefit department and is on the summer and articling student hiring committee for the firm. In addition, she volunteers as the civil litigation duty counsel at the Toronto courthouse for Pro Bono Law Ontario and at Upper Canada College.

She has mentored law classes at the Bishop Strachan School and for the Toronto Lawyers Association, been a speaker for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, and lectured at Queen’s University in insurance law.

During her legal studies, Ms. Daya was the recipient of the Reuben Wells Leonard prize in business law and volunteered within the Queen’s Law community. She completed an international and comparative law program through Tulane University and hosted by McGill University in 2003 and completed the Canadian securities course in 2004. In 2013, she received a certificate in negotiation for lawyers and executives from Harvard Law School.

She is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Advocates’ Society, The Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, and the Toronto Lawyers Association.

Jasmine Daya Posts

Boating accident serves as a reminder

By Jasmine Daya Canada has more lakes than any other country in the world and more than the rest of the world combined. As Canadians, we enjoy participating in various water sports and boating activities especially during the summer months that always seem to breeze by far too fast. Read more

Companies can be held liable for injuries caused by product

Customers injured by faulty products could have a claim against the manufacturer, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya, who helps plaintiffs seek recourse for injuries sustained as a result of defective items. Read more

More than new curriculum needed to combat cyberbullying

A new health and physical education curriculum for elementary students is not enough on its own to combat the problem of cyberbullying in schools, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya. Read more

Extra protection in place for minors involved in a lawsuit

Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya is undaunted by the extra steps associated with a lawsuit launched on behalf of a minor plaintiff. Read more

Raptors parade chaos causes injury

By Jasmine Daya Twenty-four years later and the Raptors managed to clinch the NBA championship title this year. Once the Raptors hit the playoffs, the excitement in Toronto soared and continued to spread across the country until the final game. Six in six! They did it. They made history. Read more

Summer camp accreditation gives parents peace of mind

Summer camp accreditation offers parents some comfort in the event their child is injured in an accident while attending, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya. Read more

False sex assault claims damaging to everyone: Daya

False sexual assault claims have a damaging effect on society because they cast suspicion towards legitimate complaints, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya. Read more

Students should study up on rules concerning cannabis use: Daya

Cannabis use on campus is a tricky issue for college and university students to navigate, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

What the heck is a bencher?

By Jasmine Daya . During my first few years practicing law, I heard about “benchers” and had no idea who they were. I learned a little by the ads in the OR’s (social media didn’t exist back then, yes, I know, shocker!) and figured that they were individuals who had something to do with the Law Society of Upper Canada, now known as the Law Society of Ontario. Read more

Cyberbullying ‘Momo Challenge’ a threat to parents — hoax or not

By Jasmine Daya . Spreading disinformation, hoaxes, and flat-out lies has proven to be the Achilles’ heel of the internet. It seems anyone can post anything to the internet. It’s “catch me if you can.” Once “out there” and “gone viral,” it cannot be time-stamped, recalled, or labelled for what it really is—a cyberbullying hoax. Read more

Parallel criminal cases add complexity to civil lawsuits

The existence of a criminal investigation should not stop injury victims from filing civil claims arising out of the same incidents, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Claims involving minors

By Jasmine Daya . One of the most difficult areas within personal injury involves claims involving minors. Injuries arising from daycare or school negligence, playground incidents due to faulty equipment or lack of supervision or any other injuries sustained by children due to the negligence of others are all cases that I want to handle most. It’s not that I have a desire to take on the most challenging cases but these are the cases that make me feel amazing about what I do. I want to advocate for young children and help make their voice heard. Read more

Jasmine Daya’s media roundup

Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya is frequently called upon by the media as a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for her focus on personal injury cases involving cannabis, motor vehicle accidents and nightclub assaults. Read more

Are your children being cyberbullied?

By Jasmine Daya . Childhood bullying is not a new phenomenon but cyberbullying, which is far worse, is relatively new. Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour. Read more

Contributory negligence related to cannabis use in slip and fall claims

Cannabis legalization will have a significant impact in slip and fall cases where it is argued that any award should be reduced due to contributory negligence, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more