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Introduction

Since William’s call to the bar in 2010, he has dedicated his practice exclusively to working for seriously injured clients and their families. In addition to personal injury and fatality claims arising from motor vehicle collisions, Will has a wealth of experience handling occupiers’ liability, product liability, commercial host liability, long-term disability and wrongful death lawsuits. Will is passionate about helping his clients navigate the complexities of a negligence lawsuit and about maximizing their recovery.

Will has represented clients at all levels of Ontario Courts, including the Ontario Court of Justice, The Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Ontario Court of Appeal. In addition, he has appeared before a wide variety of administrative tribunals, including the Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Social Security Tribunal of Canada, and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. He regularly represents clients before the Licence Appeal Tribunal with respect to disputes with their statutory accident benefits insurer.

Will regularly authors articles for legal publications and speaks at continuing legal education conferences hosted by the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Canadian Bar Association and The Ontario Bar Association, among others.  He has authored chapters for and contributed to several legal texts including the Oatley McLeish Guide to Demonstrative Evidence, The Oatley McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases, and the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Editions of LexisNexis’ Ontario Courtroom Procedure. In 2022, Will was recognized by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2022.

Outside of the office, Will enjoys spending time with his wife and their two young children, camping, skiing, snowboarding, and running. He spends most of his time outside the office attending his son’s select baseball games, and his daughter’s ballet recitals. Will is an avid fan of the Toronto Blue Jays and enjoys attending baseball games, as well as live hip-hop shows.

Our Results

  • $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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