March 8, 2021

  Today is International Women’s Day: a day we hold close to our hearts here at Legate. We are incredibly proud to have three female partners who are not only fearless advocates for our clients, but leaders in the community. Every day they remind us of the incredible strides that women have made and continue […]

February 16, 2021

    Following the SCC’s recent decision in Armstrong v. Ward, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association is hosting a virtual webinar on Wednesday, February 24th. Barbara Legate, who represented OTLA as intervenor in this important case relating to proof of causation through inference, will  be a featured speaker with Ryan Breedon, counsel for the plaintiff. […]

January 18, 2021

In a career first, partner Barbara Legate is speaking today at the Supreme Court of Canada as an intervener on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. The decision made in today’s appeal of Armstrong v. Ward could impact medical negligence cases for years to come. Barbara Legate’s extensive experience in this area makes her […]

November 30, 2020

  This Friday December 4th, Barbara Legate will be presenting on Protecting the Rights of Minors When Settling Cases at a virtual seminar on Catastrophic Personal Injury Cases. The seminar, hosted by the Trial Lawyers Association of BC, is aimed at personal injury lawyers who deal with catastrophic injury cases for children and adults. The […]

November 18, 2020

Legate is proud to announce that our associate lawyer Katelynn Drake was selected as one of London’s Top 20 Under 40 by London Inc Magazine, in partnership with the Twenty Under Forty Foundation.  This award recognizes 20 exceptional individuals under the age of 40 who have contributed in a meaningful way to their communities and professions. […]

November 3, 2020

Author: Katelynn Drake, Associate The global population is living longer, presumably as a result of scientific and medical advances. However, while we may be living longer, we are not necessarily living healthier for longer; more and more, our older population requires care in later life. As a result, it is probable that the Ontario long-term care […]

September 2, 2020

We’re proud to announce that Legate Personal Injury Lawyers were recognized as part of the Best Lawyers in Canada 2021.  

July 27, 2020

Author: Alex Wolfe, Associate Lawyer Ensuring proper compensation for attendant care providers in personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits. What would you do if I sang out of tune? People who suffer injuries in car accidents, falls, and medical mishaps often receive unsolicited or free help from family and friends to help them recover from […]

In February 2020, Legate Personal Injury Lawyers’ donated $300,000 to expand services in the Paediatric Family Resource Centre located in London Health Sciences Centre. Here is an update on the impact of the world pandemic on their young patients and their families, and the significant support that the centre and its staff have been able […]

April 9, 2020

Author: Katelynn Drake, Associate In 1859, Florence Nightingale wrote that ‘it may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a Hospital that it do no harm.” However, research and statistics tell us that sometimes, medical errors occur in hospitals, and they can have devastating effects on the health, well-being and […]

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