Joseph A. Cescon
Joseph A. Cescon
(416) 366-3311
(416) 366-3330
151 Yonge Street, Suite 1800, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2009
Joseph is a partner of McLeish Orlando Lawyers LLP and his practice is dedicated exclusively in the areas of plaintiff personal injury litigation and insurance denials. He has acted in a wide variety of cases, for people of all ages, as well as on behalf of family members and their estates. He has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal in the precedent-setting case of Tomec v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company, and others. In addition to cases arising from negligence relating to the operation of vehicles, Joseph acts for plaintiffs injured as a result of the negligence of commercial and social hosts, sports facilities and instructors, medical professionals, corporations, and municipalities. He regularly represents clients before the Licence Appeal Tribunal regarding Statutory Accident Benefits disputes. Joseph is a Board Member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. He has lectured at conferences held by the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association, Osgoode, and the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto. He is a co-author of The Oatley-McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases. Joseph is a long time Board member of the Brain Injury Association of Waterloo Wellington. In 2021, Joseph was recognized by Lexpert as a Lawyer to Watch.
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