About the Author
Sivan is a co-founding member of Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, Barristers & Solicitors, a boutique litigation firm situated in Toronto and Ottawa that specializes in personal injury and insurance law, as well as labour & employment law. Sivan heads the firm's Injury & Insurance Law practice group. Prior to co-founding Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, Sivan worked at one of the top insurance defence law firms in Canada, where his primary clientele included a large number of insurance companies, as well as numerous municipalities and major retail corporations throughout Ontario. He has litigated both jury and non-jury trials.
In the personal injury context, Sivan has litigated claims involving very serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopaedic injuries, psychological injuries, and chronic soft-tissue injuries, as well as fatality cases.
In the insurance context, Sivan has litigated a wide-array of insurance disputes, including property damage claims, house insurance, travel insurance, auto insurance, disability, critical illness and life insurance claims.
Sivan also acts as a mediator and helps parties resolve both litigated and non-litigated disputes.
Sivan is the host of 'The Insurance and Injury Law Show', heard Sundays at noon on AM 640 radio ( http://www.640toronto.com/insuranceandinjurylawshow/). He is quoted in major Ontario newspapers and his input has been sought on CBC, CTV, Global News, Yahoo Finance, National Post, as well as various other media outlets across Canada.