Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown
McLeish Orlando LLP
Senior Partner
Personal Injury

Senior partner with McLeish Orlando LLP in Toronto, Patrick Brown practises critical injury law with cases across Ontario.

Mr. Brown focuses on matters that result in helping those who have suffered serious, catastrophic critical injuries and those who have lost a loved one due to the fault of another.

A graduate of The College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan, Mr. Brown was called to the Bar in 1991 and is a certified specialist in civil litigation.

His practice areas are traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, cycling injuries and fatalities, drownings, fatal accidents and disability insurance claims.

Mr. Brown has been awarded the Ontario Trial Lawyers Distinguished Service Award and was appointed to vice chair of the Ontario Bar Association Insurance Section.

Patrick Brown Posts

Vulnerable road user laws: it’s time

By Patrick Brown . Recently at the request of Jared Kolb of Cycle Toronto and a news reporter, I took a look at what punishment was handed out to the drivers who hit, maimed and killed pedestrians and cyclists. When I reviewed just what was in my cabinet, I was alarmed to find that many go unpunished or only get a slap on the wrist. For those that are punished, most of the fines being paid are less than $100. The Coroners Review also showed a very low percentage of charges being laid after a pedestrian or cyclist is killed due to driver behaviour. Read More at The Fine Print Blog Read more

Brown to co-chair personal injury conference

Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown will host an upcoming event aimed at providing tips for staying ahead of the curve in a new world of personal injury. Read more

Cyclists, drivers responsible for safety on cottage roads

When it comes to ensuring the safety of cyclists on country roads, both drivers and those on bikes have to take responsi... Read more

Ombudsman finds 'alarming loopholes' in unlicensed daycares

TORONTO – An Ontario ombudsman investigation into unlicensed daycares has found lax rules that were ``barely being enforced'' in a system with legal loopholes. Read more

Concept of new dispute resolution system falls short

While government efforts to search for efficiencies in an attempt to reduce insurance rates should be applauded, its con... Read more

Strong views persist on issue of ABS

As the Law Society of Upper Canada continues consultations on the issue of alternative business structures (ABS), Toront... Read more

Motorcycle deaths in Ontario could reach seven-year high

TORONTO – Ontario could be headed for a seven-year spike in motorcycle deaths and all motorists need to exercise caution, the provincial police warned Thursday. Read more

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