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Introduction

Dale was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996. He is a Past President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and has been chosen by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.

  • Recognized as a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation by Law Society of Ontario
  • Ranked Most Frequently Recommended by Lexpert®, the highest ranking a lawyer can receive
  • Chosen by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® since 2010

ABOUT DALE ORLANDO

In 1991, Dale graduated with a B.A. in Economics from McMaster University and in 1994 went on to obtain his law degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Dale founded McLeish Orlando along with John McLeish in 1999. Since that time, the firm has worked exclusively in the area of personal injury/wrongful death litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. McLeish Orlando has been recognized as one of Canada’s top 10 personal injury law firms as voted on by other lawyers in the bi-annual Canadian Lawyer Magazine survey.

He is a Past President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Advocates’ Society. Dale is Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario. Most recently, Dale has been selected by his peers as “Most Frequently Recommended” in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and listed each year in the Best Lawyers in Canada Registry since 2010.

Dale’s practice is dedicated exclusively to personal injury and wrongful death cases, acting on behalf of injured people and their family members. He finds that it is the most fulfilling and rewarding type of work that you can do as a lawyer.

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, London, Ontario, Canada
    • Bachelor of Laws – 1994
  • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1991
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1996

Our Results

Below, you’ll find a sample of our results and success stories.

  • $12.1

    Our past client suffered from Quadriplegia due to the negligence of the other party. The lawyers at McLeish Orlando were able to recover $12.1 M in this Occupiers’ Liability case settlement.

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  • $1.9 Million

    Our lawyers represented a past client who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury and seven serious fractures. Our lawyers were able to recover $1.9M in the MVA case settlement.

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  • $2.3 Million

    Our client suffered from severe orthopaedic injuries. The lawyers at McLeish Orlando were able to recover $2.3M in this Motorcycle Accident Case.

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  • $2.3 Million

    The lawyers at McLeish Orlando settled this orthopaedic injury case for over $2.3M.

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  • $2.4 Million

    Our client was struck by a car while riding his e-bike. The lawyers at McLeish Orlando settled this motor vehicle accident case for $2.4M.

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  • $2.5 Million

    Our lawyers were able to recover $2.5M in paediatric Injury settlement for our client.

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  • $3 Million

    The lawyers at McLeish Orlando recovered $3M in a traumatic brain injury case for a client who was struck by a vehicle as a pedestrian.

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  • $3.5 Million

    The lawyers at McLeish Orlando recovered $3.5M in this pedestrian accident case for their client.

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  • $4 Million

    The lawyers at McLeish Orlando were able to achieve a $4M ski accident settlement for their client and his family.

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  • $3.6 Million

    We built a case that eventually resulted in our client receiving a $3.6M car accident case settlement.

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  • $4.6 Million

    Our lawyers successfully recovered $4.6M in the incomplete quadriplegic settlement case for our past client.

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  • $3.4 Million

    Our lawyers were able to recover over $3.4M in the case of a pedestrian accident settlement, providing this man with the compensation needed to cope with his inability to return to work, and with his future care requirements.

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  • $12 Million

    McLeish Orlando Lawyers worked diligently to get the highest possible car accident settlement for our client, totaling $12M. The money will help provide long term care for both him and his family.

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  • $15.7 Million

    McLeish Orlando Lawyers were able to successfully settle the case of a spinal cord injury for our past client.

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  • $21 Million

    After motions before the trial judge and an order striking out the jury along with evidentiary orders, the case settled. The mountain biking accident settlement claim advanced for the boy by the lawyers at McLeish Orlando was $21M.

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  • $10 Million

    Our lawyers were able to get over $10M for the quadriplegic injury settlement, giving this young girl a sense of financial security towards gaining an enjoyment of life.

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  • $6.3 Million

    The lawyers at McLeish Orlando were able to recover over $6.3M in the catastrophic injury settlement for our client, which will go towards ongoing expenses such as medical and rehabilitation bills, home modifications needed for accessibility, and future lost income.

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  • $12 Million

    McLeish Orlando Lawyers were able to successfully settle the case of traumatic brain injury and fracture/dislocation of the cervical spine for our past client.

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  • $9.8 Million

    The lawyers at McLeish Orlando were able to recover $9.8M in the motorcycle accident settlement for our client. This will not only help with ongoing medical treatments and therapies, but also ensure that his family will be financially supported despite a loss in their father’s income.

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*Disclaimer: Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results. Amounts recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


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