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

Top cases discuss expert reports, Facebook profiles

The top tort cases of the last 12 months contain important decisions clarifying longstanding disputes for l... Read more

Costs for injured parties should exceed bare minimum

When an individual is seriously injured, an insurer may seek to reduce their exposure by relying on social... Read more

Ontario proposes beefed up penalties for distracted driving

TORONTO – It's time to make distracted driving as unacceptable as drunk driving, Transportation Minister Glen Murray said Monday as he introduced wide ranging legislation that would greatly increase penalties for motorists illegally using cellphones. Read more

Hefty fines will make cheating daycare owners think twice

While proposed legislative changes to give more power to daycare inspectors in the province are laudable, the changes do... Read more

Families seeking 'adequate' penalties in pedestrian deaths

A feeling that sufficient steps have not been taken to punish the driver responsible is often the main reason families o... Read more

Toronto parents launch lawsuit after daughter’s daycare death

Toronto – The Ontario Ministry of Education and the owner/operators of a Vaughan home daycare have been notified of a $3.5-million lawsuit filed by the parents of a ... Read more

Safe streets concept could reduce fatalities

Streets designed to take every mode of transportation into account - dubbed complete streets - are safer for the drivers... Read more

Helmets on Kids campaign aims to head off dangerous trend

Hundreds of young cyclists will be safer on Toronto streets, thanks to this year’s Helmets on Kids campaign launched at... Read more

McLeish Orlando partners with Bike Month 2013

Toronto critical injury lawyer Rikin... Read more

Lower auto insurance premiums will reduce benefits

While this week’s Ontario budget may include measures to gradually lower auto insurance premiums, the result will be les... Read more

Wrongful death suits about more than compensation

While civil wrongful death suits may provide compensation to the families of victims, they do not always provide what ma... Read more