Dale Orlando

Dale Orlando
McLeish Orlando LLP
Founding Partner
Personal Injury

A founding partner of Toronto's McLeish Orlando LLP, Dale Orlando acts on behalf of injured people and their families in his critical injury and wrongful death practice.

Mr. Orlando was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996, after receiving his law degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1994 and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McMaster Unviversity in 1991.

A past-president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Orlando is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Advocates' Society, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Toronto Lawyers Association. 


Dale Orlando In The News
The sky is falling: the dangers of falling ice

By Dale Orlando and Nicole Fielding Traversing the city during the wintertime is no easy feat. Slush and ice on concrete sidewalks can make for a slippery walking ... Read more

Distracted driving penalties harsh but necessary: Orlando

Ontario’s new distracted driving penalties may be tough, but not in comparison with the cost to “injured innocents,” Toronto critical injury lawyer ... Read more

Balancing the risks and benefits: spectator sporting injuries

By Dale Orlando and Taraneh Etemadi The start of a new year is an exciting time for sports fans as the national sports teams up the ante with the NFL playoffs ... Read more

McLeish Orlando charity concert raises $21,000 for Holland Bloorview

As part of McLeish Orlando’s annual holiday giving, the firm recently hosted a charity benefit concert featuring pop singer Johnny Orlando, Toronto critical injury lawyer ... Read more

WSIB and motor vehicles: when are employers protected?

By Dale Orlando  and Nicole Fielding The  Workplace Safety and Insurance Board  (WSIB) is an Ontario government agency. Employers contribute to a province-wide ... Read more

Home insurance – what you should know

By Dale Orlando  and Courtney Stewart Home insurance is one of the most important things you can purchase as a homeowner. While there is no law in Ontario that requires ... Read more

No drawbacks associated with mandatory seatbelts on buses: Orlando

Transport Canada’s recent announcement that it is requiring seatbelts to be installed on highway buses is “long overdue,” Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale ... Read more

Calculating loss of future income for minors

By Dale Orlando  and Hudson Chalmers Nothing is more tragic than having a young child injured due to someone else’s negligence. Calculating the child’s ... Read more

Jurors' internet research disruptive to entire process: Orlando

It is unrealistic in this day and age to think that jurors won’t conduct their own internet research during a trial, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells ... Read more

New auto recall rules need to be proactively enforced

The federal government’s new powers to proactively issue motor vehicle recalls is a step in the right direction, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells The ... Read more

Ontario passes concussion safety law designed to protect players, educate coaches

TORONTO — Ontario has passed concussion safety legislation designed to protect amateur athletes and educate coaches about the dangers of head injuries, calling the law the ... Read more

Legal weed unlikely to boost impaired driving numbers

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use is unlikely to have a large long-term effect on impaired driving rates, Toronto critical injury lawyer  Dale Orlando tells  ... Read more

Driverless cars could be coming soon to Ontario roads

TORONTO — Ontario drivers could soon find themselves motoring along the highway next to a car with no one in the driver's seat. The province's Liberal government is ... Read more

Drink-drive limit debate must put safety first

Safety must come first for lawmakers considering a cut to the legal blood-alcohol limit, says Toronto critical injury lawyer  Dale Orlando . The Canadian Press (CP) ... Read more

Canada Day weekend: fireworks safety

By Dale Orlando and Nicole Fielding , summer student The Canada Day weekend is fast approaching, and with this year being Canada’s 150 th  birthday, it is a special ... Read more

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