About the Author

Sivan Tumarkin


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.

Sivan can be contacted anytime at sivan@stlawyers.ca or by phone toll free: 1-888-990-9646. His firm website is www.stlawyers.ca.