Ashu Ismail was called to the bar in 2007. She received her law degree from Osgoode Hall, and completed a four year Bachelor’s at the University of Toronto.
For the first 10 years of her career, Ashu spent her time representing insurance companies, learning the ins and outs of the legislation and regulations designed to protect accident injury victims.
Since 2017, Ashu solely acts on behalf of the injured and the wronged. Her passion for the law is only exceeded by her desire to help others. She has successfully appeared before the Divisional Court (appeals), the Superior Court of Justice, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario as well as the Licence Appeals, Social Security and Human Rights Tribunal.
For the injured or mistreated, Ashu’s motto is:
Know the law. Educate the client. Advocate fearlessly.
Ashu’s recently published decisions include the following:
J.R. v. Certas Home and Insurance Company, 2018 CanLII 13161 (ON LAT),
16-003633 v Certas Direct Insurance Company, 2018 CanLII 39499 (ON LAT),
17-004636 v. The Personal Insurance Company, 2018 CanLII 132225 (ON LAT),
Fordjour v. Royal and Sun Alliance Ins. Co. of Canada, 2019, 2019 ONSC 6268 (CanLII),
Recent FSCO decisions include:
Yang and TTC, (FSCO A16-001903, May 1, 2018) – income benefits owed and bad faith found against the insurance company.
Muhi and Optimum, (FSCO A16-004303, July 18, 2018) – Catastrophic impairment found, opening the applicant to $1MM in medical rehabilitation benefits.
Optimum and Muhi, (Appeal P18-00030, January 21, 2019) – Insurer appealed and lost.
Our lawyers, paralegals, law clerks and support staff have all been selected based on their expertise and dedication. From winning precedent-setting cases to practicing personal injury law collectively for almost half a century, all have extensive knowledge of the insurance and legal system and are ready to put that experience to use to ensure our clients receive the compensation they deserve.