McLeish Orlando LLP

McLeish Orlando LLP
Personal Injury

Based in Toronto, with consultation offices in Barrie, Hamilton, and Kitchener, McLeish Orlando focuses exclusively on personal injury law.

The firm’s lawyers handle personal injury matters such as orthopaedic, brain and spinal cord injuries, medical negligence or malpractice including delayed treatment due to missed or incorrect diagnosis, injuries from defective products or equipment, and wrongful death cases caused by negligence.

Using a network of case managers and rehabilitation professionals throughout the province, McLeish Orlando will assemble a team to handle cases for clients who have been seriously injured, and their families, and can offer assistance in many different languages.

McLeish Orlando LLP In The News
Limousine safety: staying safe while traveling in style

Written By: Joe Gaynor and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  On Saturday, October 3 rd , 2018, a deadly collision occurred in New York involving a stretched ... Read more

Ismail v. Fleming - the relevance and admissibility of collateral benefits to a plaintiff's motivation to work

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  Does receiving disability benefits indicate anything related to one’s motivation to return to ... Read more

The ten day notice under the Municipal Act

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law It is the responsibility of municipalities, under the  Municipal Act, 2001 ,  to maintain ... Read more

Class actions against insurers for HST charges on accident benefits

Written By: Michael Warfe and Taraneh Etemadi, Student-at-Law  Six proposed class-action lawsuits were filed in court in Toronto on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. These ... Read more

Kids will be kids: contributory negligence and minors

Written By: Michael Warfe and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  The phrase “kids will be kids” is often applicable when it comes to contributory negligence. ... Read more

Defective products: who is responsible?

Written By: Michael Warfe and Taraneh Etemadi, Student-at-Law We have all come across a faulty or defective product which we hope does not cause harm or injury to others. ... Read more

Carol Grimmond's memory kept alive through important new MADD campaign

Last weekend as many gathered with their loved ones to give thanks, the Grimmond family were remembering a Thanksgiving Weekend six years ago when they were told the devastating ... Read more

Should I get tenant insurance?

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law There are almost 4.5 million renter households in Canada – that is one third of all Canadian ... Read more

Underinsured and uninsured claims: what happens when there isn’t enough insurance coverage?

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  An interesting area of automobile insurance law is the concept of uninsured and underinsured drivers. ... Read more

"Payer of last resort": the motor vehicle accident claims fund

Written By: William Harding and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law In an incident or collision involving a motor vehicle, but no automobile insurance liability policy, where ... Read more

School buses and children safety - what drivers should know

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law  It is that that bittersweet time of year again – summer is ending, and children have returned to ... Read more

Voluntary assumption of risk: personal injuries in sporting accidents

Written By: Michael Warfe and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student Injuries occur frequently in sports, but generally do not provide the injured person with a compensable injury ... Read more

Commute to lawsuit

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Danika Winkel, Summer Student  Within the GTA, changes have been made in recent years in an attempt to cut down on driver error and ... Read more

Experts for hire: what use can be made of past judicial comment?

Written By: William Keele and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student Expert witnesses are used in personal injury cases to help the court understand highly technical matters in ... Read more

Injured at an Airbnb: what to do when your trip goes south

Airbnb is an internet-based company that has quickly risen through the ranks of travel booking sites as one of the most popular options for accommodations around the world. In ... Read more

Admissibility of expert evidence

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student In personal injury trials, both the plaintiff and defendant will want to tender expert evidence in support of ... Read more

Missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis: how to proceed with a medical malpractice claim involving cancer treatment

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Danika Winkel, Summer Student  According to the Canadian Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada, responsible for ... Read more

Income replacement benefits before and after the 104 week mark

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student  When involved in a motor vehicle collision, you are able to collect no-fault benefits from your insurance ... Read more

Up the creek without a paddle: a review of boating safety and the law regarding human powered watercraft

Written By: William Keele  and Danika Winkel, Summer Student In 1984, on Chestermere Lake, Alberta, a man drowned after his canoe was flipped by the wake of a speed boat ... Read more

Firework safety: what you need to know for the Canada Day long weekend

Written By: Michael Warfe and Brock Turville, Summer Student The Canada Day long weekend is fast approaching and many Canadians will head out to catch a public fireworks ... Read more

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