Given the important role of judges in curbing inefficiencies, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells Legal Feeds that he is supportive of a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision that reaffirmed judges’ discretion to opt for hybrid trials.
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New guidelines reporting symptoms and treatment of post-concussion syndrome have been released which represent a positive step towards determining the effects of concussion, John McLeish, Partner of McLeish Orlando talks to Advocate Daily about what this means for diagnosis and treatment of post-concussion syndrome .
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Running an efficient and effective office includes limiting the number of cases individual lawyers take on so that every client gets the attention they deserve, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish says in Lawyers Weekly.
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Making use of technology ensures efficiency and productivity remain at peak levels, even during time periods that may otherwise be wasted, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish says in Lawyers Weekly.
In an article discussing working on the go, McLeish says if he’s travelling, he always has a laptop in tow.
If stuck on a plane for three hours without the ability to connect remotely, because the firm has a paperless office, files can easily be downloaded, says McLeish.
“Instead of having two briefcases in the overhead luggage compartment above me, I have a 2.8-pound computer. I can download five, 10 or 25 files so I have them on the plane,” McLeish, a partner with McLeish Orlando LLP, says in the article.
The firm makes use of today’s latest technology, including Primafact, a paperless office system that enables lawyers to instantly access any document in a client’s file, the article says.
“There’s no running around saying, ‘Get me this document.’ We can access everything so quickly,” says McLeish.
When on a trip, McLeish says he’ll often get work done in the lobby of his hotel in the early morning hours.
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A controlled glimpse into the juror process would be beneficial to counsel handling civil cases, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells Lawyers Weekly.
In the social media age, Canadian jurors and the legal community at large are divided on whether they can legally discuss the process, their deliberations, and their verdict in civil trials, the article says.
The Criminal Code makes it clear that jurors cannot discuss cases during the trial or after a verdict has been rendered, but when it comes to civil cases, Lawyers Weekly reports, several provinces are mute on the issue. Continue reading
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The driver behind the wheel of a City of Toronto garbage truck that struck and killed a five-year-old girl, and injured others, may be civilly responsible to the families even if he isn’t ever formally charged, says Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish.
Kayleigh Callaghan-Belanger was steps away from her Scarborough school Thursday afternoon when the truck struck her, the Toronto Sun reports. She was one of four children crossing the street – two others suffered injures, the report continues. Continue reading