Advocate Daily – 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.

Advocate Daily – Claims involving minors
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.

The Lawyer’s Daily – We salute the ‘Notorious RBG’ and Canadian women legal trailblazers
“Why are you crying, mummy?” asked my 9-year-old daughter out of immense concern for me. I don’t recall the last time she saw me cry. I pointed to the television. I was sobbing because of that woman on the TV screen. My daughter turned her gaze to see a tiny woman with huge glasses sitting in a chair who looks like the character model for the sassy Edna Mode on The Incredibles. My daughter then looked back at me, puzzled.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – Are your children being cyberbullied?
Childhood bullying is not a new phenomenon but cyberbullying, which is far worse, is relatively new. Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour.

Advocate Daily – 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.

Huffington Post – Bad Weed’s Now The Government’s Problem, And So Are The Inevitable Lawsuits
Whether you’re for or against the legalization of cannabis, Canadian taxpayers should know the civil liability that the government has created for all of us. The Canadian government has failed to recognize that it is not insulated from civil lawsuits in the same way as black-market drug dealers.

Advocate Daily – 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.

The Lawyer’s Daily – Class action lawsuit raises questions for Ford, insurance regulator 
Eleven auto insurance companies that have allegedly withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in HST payments from Ontario car accident victims since 2010 have been named in 11 class action lawsuits that now total $1.1 billion in damages. None of the 11 class actions has been certified or tested in court.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – 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.

The Lawyer’s Daily – Ontario auto insurance system ‘undoubtedly broken,’ personal injury lawyers say
The Ontario government has begun public consultations on how to reform the auto insurance system for the nearly 10 million drivers across the province. However, personal injury lawyers say “tinkering” with an “undoubtedly broken” system doesn’t work and complete overhaul is needed.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – Safety concerns surrounding cannabis need more attention: Daya
Safety concerns risk being lost in the excitement over cannabis legalization, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com.

Advocate Daily – Donation bin-related deaths prompt manufacturer to stop production
The manufacturer of clothing donation bins used by charities across Canada said Tuesday it has stopped producing the metal containers, which were involved in at least two recent deaths, while it works on coming up with safer designs.

Advocate Daily – Tips for social hosts as holiday season approaches
Holiday party hosts must take care to protect themselves and their guests from the consequences of accidents involving intoxication, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com.

Jasmine Daya’s interview with Post City Magazine
Jasmine Daya is the most accurate manifestation of a modern Renaissance woman you will ever meet. She has accomplished more before the age of 40 than most people do in their entire lives.

The Toronto Sun – Jasmine’s client was assaulted by this Teaching Assistant
A former teaching assistant who was convicted of breaking a severely autistic student’s leg is back in court accused of injuring another autistic student earlier this month.

Law Times – Structured settlements helpful after ODSP changes
In an attempt to keep awards from being cut by changes in provincial social service rules, plaintiffs can use structured settlements as the means of protecting their awards, says lawyers.

Advocate Daily – Steering sensors could stem tide of impaired driving cases
Steering wheel technology could help prevent a spike in impaired driving-related accidents following the legalization of cannabis for recreational use, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com.

The Peterborough Examiner – Driver convicted of careless driving in tragic Havelock area motorcycle crash involving Jasmine’s clients
The driver who crossed the centre line and hit five motorcyclists during the Havelock Country Jamboree last summer was sentenced last week. Gary Gilson’s licence was suspended for a year and he received $1,000 fine. He was charged with careless driving and pleaded guilty.

Advocate Daily – 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.

Jasmine Daya featured in Desi Today Magazine
Toronto author, lawyer and founder of the lifestyle website JD in the Kitchen, Jasmine Daya, recently released her brand new cookbook JD in the Kitchen: Indian Appetizers and Chutneys.

The Lawyer’s Daily – Donald Trump is teaching our kids to be cyberbullies
“Mommy, is Donald Trump a mean man?” asked my 6-year-old daughter at the dinner table.  My husband and I looked at each other and smiled.  My other two children, ages 8 and 12, giggled at the question, likely knowing what I wanted to say, but also didn’t want to say.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – How safe are trampoline parks in Canada?
As temperatures fall and Ontarians begin to look for indoor activities, many are heading to indoor trampoline parks. There are over 1,000 trampoline parks worldwide. While these facilities promote fun and physical activity, injuries are occurring almost daily in trampoline parks across Canada, and the severity of these injuries are increasing as well.

Jasmine Daya’s interview with Anokhi Magazine
She’s a triple threat – a mother of three, a successful lawyer, and an author.  We caught up with Jasmine Daya in Toronto to chat about the pleasures of food, managing time and her latest venture – her first cookbook – JD in the Kitchen: Indian Appetizers and Chutneys.

Advocate Daily – The far-reaching impact of legal cannabis
Just because cannabis is now legal doesn’t mean consumption in all circumstances is safe, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells The Lawyer’s Daily.  Daya, managing principal with Jasmine Daya & Co., says law firms of all stripes have created new departments dedicated to cannabis law because of the anticipated issues that will arise.

Advocate Daily – Stiffer penalties for careless drivers in Ontario
Careless driving is a serious problem on Ontario roadways. Unfortunately, not all motorists drive with caution. Some drive recklessly and this may lead to motor vehicle accidents, and possibly severe injuries for innocent victims.

The Lawyer’s Daily – Cannabis legalization: Avoiding the personal injury potholes
Canadians are gearing up for Oct. 17, 2018, a date that will forever be remembered by generations to come.  Whether you are a consumer wanting to blaze legally, a firm believer in medical marijuana, a liberal who believes in the freedom of choice or a dealer wanting to earn a buck above board, this movement has brought Canadians together with excitement and anticipation.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – Personal injury implications of weed and impaired driving
With cannabis legalization just around the corner, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya says impaired driving rates and social and commercial host liability will likely be impacted — at least on a short- to medium-term basis as people adjust to the new normal.

Jasmine Daya’s interview with Humble Beginning Entrepreneurs
I started my career as a new lawyer with an unexpected young child and a divorce soon after.  My monthly expenses were more than I earned but I was determined to succeed. The night I left my husband at the time, I lay in bed with my 9-month-old son.  As he slept peacefully beside me, I looked at him and through tears whispered that we would never be in this situation again. That night with my son forever changed me.

Advocate Daily – The dangers of underage drinking — on and off campus
Post-secondary students and institutions must realize the dangers and potential legal ramifications of underage drinking, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya.  While students must act both safely and responsibly, colleges and universities also have a duty to ensure the students attending their universities stay safe — which is also important to preserve the facility’s reputation, says Daya, managing principal with Jasmine Daya & Co.

Advocate Daily – 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.

Advocate Daily – Review waivers before assuming consent will bar a lawsuit
A summary judgment decision last fall should cause lawyers and clients alike to look more closely at waivers before assuming a signed consent form automatically bars a party from filing a lawsuit, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya.

The Lawyer’s Daily – To curb gun violence in Toronto, we need to stop flow of illegal weapons
When hosting a barbecue in your own backyard, taking your children to the playground or going out to dinner with friends and family on a summer evening can get you wounded or killed, we have a serious problem with guns and gun violence. The availability of guns coupled with random shootings in our neighbourhoods has undermined the safety and security of Torontonians.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – Legal business: a precarious balancing act
While lawyers may excel at their core vocation, they’re often not the best business people, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya writes in The Lawyer’s Daily.  Skills such as managing expenses, accounts receivables, work in progress and client default rates aren’t taught in law school, so without a proficient managing lawyer, some law firms may face challenges, says Daya, managing principal of Jasmine Daya & Co.

Law Times – Personal injury lawyers turn to litigation financing
Lawyers who represent plaintiffs in smaller personal injury firms say they are turning to specialized litigation financing to fund disbursements and expert witnesses, as well as other expenses. Lawyers point to financial challenges they say they are increasingly confronting within the personal injury practice.

Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus Newsletter – Work Life Balance
During law school, I kept hearing about the concept of “work life balance”. It seemed that law firms wanted to sell us on the fact that their firm absolutely enabled you to achieve work life balance and my peers seemed enticed by this selling point. I on the other hand could not have cared less about work life balance at that point, I just desperately wanted to secure a solid articling job because I recognized that without one, I would never get called to the Bar!

Advocate Daily – Sexual harassment policy must promote ‘real change’ in workplace
Whether a business has five or 500 employees, it must have a sexual harassment policy to educate employees, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya. “A policy not only needs to be put in place, but it must be communicated and enforced, Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com.

The Lawyer’s Daily – Lawyers need balance as well as good business skills
Running a law firm is actually running a business. Lawyers are good at, well, lawyering. Many are not good business people. Where do you learn how to pay attention to your expenses, accounts receivable, your work-in-progress and your client default rate?
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.

Advocate Daily – Bouncer assault: Daya
I love this city! Toronto is the epitome of a vibrant and diverse society that I am so proud to be a part of. Our city has a nightlife that will ensure enjoyment but unfortunately, some of our restaurants, bars, lounges and clubs experience issues from time to time due to the venues security or “bouncers” acting in a manner that is inappropriate and even illegal. It’s those types of individuals that are ruining our city’s scene and they need to be held accountable.

Advocate Daily – Provincial police lay nearly 700 charges against truckers during 24-hour blitz
Provincial police say they laid nearly 700 charges against transport truck drivers during a day-long blitz on Ontario’s roads last week.  Police partnered with the Ministry of Transportation and stopped a total of 1,692 trucks over the 24-hour period on June 13 and 14.

Advocate Daily – Analyzing school bus safety in wake of Broncos crash
The deadly crash in April involving a semi-trailer and a coach bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team raises questions about bus safety, but it may be unlikely that any measures could have prevented the tragedy from unfolding the way it did, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya.

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Desi News
In life we all have a plan…well, most of us do! The message of Jasmine Daya’s book, Law Girl’s Bump in the Road, is that you can achieve anything, even if things don’t go according to that plan.

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Suhaag Magazine
Sass, wit and a whole lot of drama. Toronto-based personal injury lawyer, Jasmine Daya’s (writing under the pen name, Leia London) book, has all this and so much more.  The newly minted author spoke to Suhaag about her debut novel, Law Girl’s Bump in the Road.

Advocate Daily – No downside to facility dogs in court: Daya
Accredited facility dogs should be approved for use in courtrooms to assist children and youth who must testify in criminal cases, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya.  “It’s such an easy fix to include the use of such dogs within the Criminal Code of Canada, Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com.

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Fusia Magazine
Author Leia London paints a gritty but engaging portrait of a career woman dealing with an unplanned pregnancy in her debut novel Law Girl’s Bump in the Road.

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Five Question Series
There’s this person I look up to, one I secretly think is not a human but a machine. Not only does she have three kids, but she is a published author, an expert in her field both on television and print, one of Toronto’s most popular influencer, and immensely respected by her peers. Which is why I think she is also secretly a robot, because how does one person accomplish all this and still look so put together and drop dead gorgeous?

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Defective Geeks
Jasmine Daya wrote about her own personal experience as a woman pursuing a career while she was pregnant. In today’s society, sometimes motherhood is seen as a “road block” to women who want to work. Under her pen name, Leia London, Daya shares her own adventures and challenges in a realistic but lighthearted story.

Advocate Daily – Daya takes on new role as fiction, cookbook author
The stylish yet purposeful young woman on the front cover of Law Girl’s Bump in the Road could be an avatar of Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya, who recently self-published the novel under the pen name Leia London.

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Occhi Magazine
Leia London (the pen name of Lawyer Jasmine Daya) has recently released her debut novel Law Girl’s Bump in the Road, painting a gritty but engaging portrait of a career woman dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

Jasmine Daya’s Interview with Auburn Lane
When life throws you a curve ball. How do you handle it? As a career woman, and mother, Jasmine Daya started writing about her journey not realizing it would someday inspire her to write a novel. Loosely based on her personal experience, Law Girl’s Bump in the Road (under her pen name Leia London) paints a gritty but engaging portrait of a career woman dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

FYIG Chats with Author/Lawyer/Entrepreneur Jasmine Daya
FYIG recently got to chat with multi-talented Jasmine Daya about her new book, Law Girl’s Bump in the Road which she wrote under the pen name Leia London. Read on to find out more about her book, her food and lifestyle website JD in the Kitchen, and a whole lot more!

Advocate Daily – Daya keeps watch over firm’s financial health
Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells Law Times that when she made the leap from partner to principal, her top priority was getting a better handle on the firm’s financial health.

Advocate Daily – Taking a hard line on settlement backfires for insurer
An insurance company that played litigation hardball with an elderly car-accident victim has been ordered to pay $237,000 to cover the legal costs she incurred in winning a $20,000 settlement.

Law Times – Firms should examine their realization rates
In moving from partner to principal, Jasmine Daya wanted to be able to better gauge the financial health of the firm. The task included examining current approaches and introducing new ones.

Advocate Daily – Daya to present on civil liability at Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) webinar
Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya will co-present at an Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) webinar on developing areas of civil litigation.

Advocate Daily – Exploring cyberbullying through a legal lens
Cyberbullying has become increasingly prevalent in Canada in recent years, but for lawyers looking for guidance, case law is hard to come by, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya.

Advocate Daily – Adequate supervision a must when watching others’ children
In a world full of backyard pools, play structures and trampolines, parents need to be more careful than ever to protect themselves against lawsuits due to other people’s children injuring themselves during a play date, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya.

Advocate Daily – After the accident: an action plan for families
Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya says there are few events in life that evoke more fear than a call from a hospital advising that your loved one has been in a car accident and has sustained a catastrophic injury.

Advocate Daily – Daya pours heart, soul into personal injury practice
When Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya was 12, she told her parents she wanted to be a lawyer. They were horrified. Immigrants of Indian descent who came to Toronto in the 1970s from East Africa, they had visions of her being a doctor or taking up another helping profession.

Advocate Daily – Daya launching lawsuits against nightclub security
Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya says she’s putting the final touches on two separate lawsuits involving nightclub security teams who allegedly used excessive force on her clients.

My Business Magazine – Protecting and Defending the Injured
For personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya, serving her clients is all about the personal touch.