Patrick Brown

McLeish Orlando's Patrick Brown talks Moore and more

McLeish Orlando's Patrick Brown talks Moore and more

Ontario Court of Appeal taking more balanced approach to upholding larger awards

Litigators should watch, listen, learn — and then ‘just do it’

Litigators should watch, listen, learn — and then ‘just do it’

McLeish Orlando’s Patrick Brown on how he built a stellar career

More than a payout: Top 10 Personal Injury Boutiques

More than a payout: Top 10 Personal Injury Boutiques

While all 90 firms included on Canadian Lawyer’s 2019 Top Personal Injury Boutiques survey have a track record of winning cases for their clients, achieving a top spot takes more than that.

The presumption of innocence is for the court of law, not for protecting the reputations of the powerful

The presumption of innocence is one of the golden threads that holds together our justice system. It operates as a shield between the individual and the overwhelming power of the state.

Court says client must pay personal injury lawyer for work in case

Court says client must pay personal injury lawyer for work in case

A Toronto-area lawyer has been granted a charging order for almost $240,000 after a client involved in a motor vehicle collision attempted to deal directly with an insurance company from which he was seeking damages.

Who will be Ontario’s next attorney general?

Who will be Ontario’s next attorney general?

Who will be Ontario’s next attorney general? It would seem premier-designate Doug Ford has a number of lawyers to choose from based on those who won in their respective ridings on June 7.

Capping damages

Capping damages

Non-pecuniary damage caps are widely used across Canada, but personal injury lawyers say accident victims are paying the price.

#MeToo pushing accountability for sexual assault outside the courtroom

#MeToo pushing accountability for sexual assault outside the courtroom

Redress for victims of sexual assault is increasingly being sought outside the legal system, which raises challenges for lawyers representing the accused and ethical questions for journalists covering accusations that haven’t been proven in court, says litigator Jonathan Lisus.

Evolving with clients - Part 2

Evolving with clients - Part 2

Top Personal Injury Boutiques Part 2: Here is the final half of the top 10 personal injury boutiques, listed alphabetically.

The ‘Dickensian hellscape’ of our jails