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Introduction

Salvatore’s practice has focused on motor vehicle, products liability and wrongful death cases, acting exclusively on behalf of injured people and their family members.

  • Chosen by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® since 2010
  • Lexpert® ranked law firm, based on extensive peer review process
  • McLeish Orlando is Consistently ranked as one of the Top Ten Personal Injury Boutique law firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine

About Salvatore Shaw

Salvatore is a partner at McLeish Orlando Lawyers LLP. He was called to the bar in the year 2000. For the last two decades, Salvatore has dedicated his practice exclusively to motor vehicle personal injury, product liability and wrongful death cases, acting only on behalf of injured people and their family members. Since 2016, Salvatore has been consistently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® in Canada publication for personal injury litigation.

As a trauma lawyer, Salvatore handles complex, serious personal injury cases on behalf of accident victims and their families, in Ontario and throughout Canada.

Salvatore regularly appears as counsel before various levels of Ontario courts, the Licence Appeals Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and the CPP Review Tribunal.

He lectures and publishes extensively on trial advocacy and all matters related to actions for personal injury and wrongful death. He is a frequent speaker at various continuing legal education programs, including those of the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Canadian Institute and the Advocates Society.

Salvatore is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Ontario Bar Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Advocates’ Society. He is a former member of Council of The Medico-Legal Society of Toronto (2015 to 2018). Salvatore is also a former board member (2017) and current kayaking instructor at Abilities in Motion, a non-profit organization that promotes and encourages inclusive paddle sports for people with disabilities.

Education

University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, LLB. – 1998
University of Western OntarioBA. – 1994

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2000

Our Results

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

  • $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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