Andrew Leroy Rudder is a personal injury lawyer specializing in catastrophic impairment law. Rudder is the founder of the Rudder Law Group, a published author of the LexisNexis Inc. book entitled, “Catastrophic Impairment Law in Canada,” a director at Head Injury Rehabilitation Ontario, a co-chair of the Law Society of Ontario’s annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, and a vlogger on the vlog series entitled, “Personal Injury Lawyer Tips”.
His practice is devoted to severe and catastrophic plaintiffs’ personal injury tort cases, including motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, and assaults, as well as accident benefits and disability benefits claims.
His clients include people who sustained catastrophic impairments, such as a catastrophic traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and fracture(s), paraplegia, tetraplegia, severe impairment of ambulatory mobility or the use of an arm, amputation of a leg or an arm, loss of vision, and/or a mental and behavioural disorder.
He regularly appears as lead counsel at the Superior Court of Ontario to conduct trials and summary judgment motions, and has argued several times at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Rudder received an Honours Bachelors of Arts degree from York University, majoring in Philosophy, and graduated with distinction on the Cum Laude List Honours.
Rudder earned his law degree from the University of Windsor.