Our Team

Stas Bodrov

416.679.2781 x 206
sbodrov@sbalawyers.ca

Assistant: Ana Dangellia
416.679.2781 x 219
adangellia@sbalawyers.ca

Stas is a civil defence litigator focusing on insurance-related disputes. He has a broad range of experience including accident benefits, bodily injury claims, insurance coverage, human rights disputes, commercial disputes, subrogation, and privacy law.

Stas has participated in numerous court proceedings, private arbitrations, and regularly appears before the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). Stas’ work frequently leads to reviews and assessment of various types of contracts ranging from insurance contracts to service agreements. His work constantly requires him to assess risk, create a litigation strategy, and when warranted, proceed to a hearing or trial

Primary Practice Areas
  • Cyber Liability and Privacy
  • Loss Transfer and Priority Disputes
  • Accident Benefits
  • Bodily Injury
  • Coverage and Policy Wordings
  • Subrogation
Notable Matters
  • Rios v Chieftain Insurance (2021), Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • Jones v The Co-operators (2021), Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • Veerakumar v Travelers Canada (2021), Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • State Farm Mutual Insurance Company v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company, (2018) Superior Court
  • A.B-H. v. Travelers (2018), Licence Appeal Tribunal 
  • 17-005672 v Aviva (2018), Licence Appeal Tribunal 
  • 17-002907 v Aviva (2018), Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • 16-003638 v Aviva (2018), Licence Appeal Tribunal
Professional Achievements and Leadership
  • Corporate Secretary and Legal Advisor, Board of Directors, Royal Lifesaving Society – Ontario Branch
  • Social Media Vice-Chair, Ontario Insurance Professionals Association
Thought Leadership

Publications

  • Invasion of Privacy: Is It Covered, Canadian Journal of Insurance Law, May 2022
  • Insurance Coverage for Designated Driver Services, Lawyer’s Daily, Feb 28, 2019
  • The New And Improved PIPEDA: What You Need To Know And What You Need To Do, Ontario Bar Association – Privacy & Access to Information Law, December 11, 2018
  • Relief from Fur-feiture – Fraud versus Wilful Misrepresentation, The Key – CICMA National, September 2018
  • Various SBA LLP Blogs, including:
    • COVID-19: Is Business Interruption included in Property Coverage? – April 22, 2020
    • Biometric Data – Facebook is in Trouble, Again – August 19, 2019
    • Red Card! – ONCA Confirms Summary Judgement in Soccer Assault – July 6, 2018
    • I Knew Your Were Trouble When You Walked In – The GDPR – May 25, 2018
    • Amateur Athletes Secure Concussion Protection – March 12, 2018

Presentations

  • Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger – Privacy Laws And The Anatomy Of A Breach Response, Presenter, SECTOR Security Education Conference, Toronto, November 3, 2021
  • Can’t Stop This Train – Top Cases in Privacy Litigation, Presenter, SECTOR Security Education Conference, Toronto, October 21, 2020
  • Legal Aspects of Reopening After COVID and Public Education Responsibilities in these Times, panelist, Lifesaving Society – Ontario, Toronto, May 13, 2020
  • Speaker – SAP Security Day Event – Privacy Regulation and Its Effect on Cyber Security – October 30, 2019
  • Speaker – SecTor 2019 Conference – The Year of Privacy and Its Effect on Cyber Security – October 9, 2019
  • Cyber and Privacy for Dentists, Toronto, June 18, 2019
  • Cyber Incident Response Simulation, Panel Member, Cyber Tech & Risk – Cyber Resilience, November 29, 2018
  • Cybersecurity Higher Education Contest, Contest Judge, People in Cyber Conference, October 20, 2018
  • The Future of Cars and Other Cyber Risk Issues, Presenter, RBC Futuremakers Cyber Tech & Risk Conference, September 26, 2018
Professional Memberships
  • Royal Lifesaving Society – Ontario Branch
  • Member, Ontario Insurance Professionals Association
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers Association
  • Member, Toronto Lawyers’ Association
Bar Admissions & Education
  • Ontario Bar, 2017
  • JD, University of Windsor, 2016
  • JD, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2016

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