McLeish Orlando LLP

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 Posts

Significant changes coming to Rule 76: simplified procedure

By William Harding and Brock Turville, Student-at-Law Rule 76 of the Rules of Civil Procedure introduced a mandatory and streamlined procedure for modest claims of $100,000 or less. The objective of Rule 76 is to reduce the cost of ... Read more

Three things to consider on waivers liability and third-parties

By Joseph A. Cescon and Ryan Marinacci, Law Student The likelihood of a court invalidating a waiver of liability will affect an injured party’s ability to obtain damages. The more a defendant is confident that a waiver will ... Read more

Rowan’s Law Day: concussion awareness and safety

By Nick Todorovic and Brock Turville, Student-at-Law Written By: Nick Todorovic and Brock Turville, Student-at-Law The last Wednesday of every September has been declared Rowan’s Law Day to promote concussion awareness and ... Read more

PSA: 5 things you should not do when using metal straws

By Joseph Cescon, Ontario personal injury lawyer, and Ryan Marinacci, summer student You’ve no doubt seen the heart-wrenching video of the sea turtle with a straw up its nose that is arguably more challenging to watch than Sarah McLachlan’s ... Read more

McLeish Orlando is excited to welcome three new associates to our team of lawyers

We are proud to announce that Nicole Fielding, Courtney Stewart, and Taraneh Etemadi have joined our team of lawyers. Nicole Fielding is a long standing member of McLeish ... Read more

Bikes, bumps and cookies – teaching your children about bicycle safety

By Salvatore Shaw, Ontario personal injury lawyer and Brandon Pedersen, summer student With another school year finished, children are now eager to get outside and enjoy the summer months. One of the many activities that children enjoy is riding their bicycle. There ... Read more

Top 5 mistakes that could hurt your personal injury claim

By William Harding, Ontario personal injury lawyer and Christina El-Azzi, summer student If you have suffered a serious injury through the negligence of others and are pursuing litigation, there are some important factors to keep in mind in order to ensure that your ... Read more

A reminder of the importance of reasonable foreseeability in negligence claims

By Joseph Cescon, Ontario personal injury lawyer, and Brandon Pedersen, summer student At law, certain relationships are recognized to give rise to a prima facie duty of care. It is a well-known fact and well-established point of law that a driver of a car who is ... Read more

McLeish Orlando is looking for information related to the Ottawa bus crash at Westboro Station

We have been retained by a person injured in the double-decker bus crash that occurred on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:50 pm at the Westboro station in Ottawa. We are looking for ... Read more

Cadieux v Cloutier: deducting oranges from apples

Written By: William Harding and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law It is an essential principle of tort law that an injured plaintiff be returned to the position they ... Read more

Prabaharan v. RBC General Insurance: cost consequences for failing to prepare for a pre-trial conference

Written By: William Keele and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law In Prabaharan v RBC General Insurance Company, 2018 ONSC 1186, Justice Stinson ordered the Defendant ... Read more

Imeson v. Maryvale – further clarification on litigation and participant experts

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law Parties may call two types of experts to testify at trial: litigation experts, hired by a party ... Read more

New year new distracted driving laws

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Taraneh Etemadi, Student-at-Law Starting on January 1, 2019, the Province is ushering in new distracted driving legislation. The new laws ... Read more

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