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Daniela M Pacheco

Medical Malpractice Lawyer




Graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School
Graduate of the University of Toronto, HBSc



  • Call to the Bar (Ontario) in 2010

Lexpert Ranked Award, 2024
Daniela Pacheco is a Best Lawyers Recognition Award recipient for 2023
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rated Award, 2024



Daniela is a Partner and Lawyer in the Medical Malpractice Group at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers. Her practice is focused on plaintiff-side medical malpractice and traumatic injury litigation. She is known as a passionate advocate and thought leader amongst her peers and clients.

Daniela regularly acts as counsel in complex multi-party medical malpractice trials and appeals, having appeared before the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal on several occasions. Her most recent courtroom accomplishments include victories in Hasan v Trillium Health (2022 ONSC 3175) and Hemmings (litigation guardian of) v Peng (2022 OJ No 2674), both involving severely brain injured plaintiffs; and a recent appeal win in Farej v Fellows (2022 ONCA 254).

Daniela serves on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and completed her tenure as Chair of the Medical Malpractice Section of OTLA in 2020. Daniela also served as Chair of the Women's Caucus for two consecutive years and was awarded an OTLA Women's Caucus Award in 2017. She is regularly asked to speak and lecture on issues relevant to medical malpractice law by legal media, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Law Society of Ontario, and the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (Mississauga Academic of Medicine).

She was voted by her peers as a leading expert in her field in 2021 and 2022 in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory®. Daniela was also recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2021 and 2022, an award based entirely on peer review.


Member Of

  • The Advocates Society
  • Medico-Legal Society of Toronto
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Women's Law Association of Ontario


Neinstein Medical Malpractice Team

Our Legal Team 

We are an award-winning team of medical malpractice lawyers who focus on serving victims of medical malpractice and trying their most complex cases. Our lawyers are here to listen and are prepared to act on your behalf as we work to achieve the best possible outcome.

At Neinstein, our team is connected by our enduring commitment to our clients and their families. Through our specialized experience, we understand the challenges you may face and offer our steadfast support.

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What You Can Expect

Experienced Legal Team

When medical mistakes happen, lives and livelihoods are often at risk. As lawyers for medical negligence, and as people who care about the well-being of our valued clients, we understand what this means to you and your family, and advocate wholeheartedly for a just and advantageous malpractice settlement. While some clinical negligence claims may be resolved outside of the court system through mediation, it is important to recognize that your medical malpractice lawyer at Neinstein is also prepared to stand by you and advance your case should it go to trial.

Our medical malpractice lawyers have developed proven strategies which can strengthen your case and protect your rights to financial security and restitution, while providing you the opportunity to focus on your road to recovery.

The excellent services we provide have led our lawyers to be repeatedly recommended by past clients and Lexpert, Canada's leading source of law business news, in the practice area of personal injury law including medical malpractice.

Experienced in Medical Negligence Cases

Not all law firms can offer in-depth knowledge and insight vital for a successful medical malpractice claim. At Neinstein, a medical malpractice lawyer who has been specifically trained and practiced in cases like yours will be a powerful ally.

When you choose to retain a medical malpractice lawyer at Neinstein, you gain the peace of mind that can only come from proven methods and pertinent experience. Our team has assisted with countless clinical negligence claims over the years, including cases related to birthing injuries, acquired and hypoxic brain injuries including stroke, tPA administration and atrial fibrillation, surgical negligence, sepsis and cardiac arrest, defective hernia mesh, cancers of the breast, colon, lung and prostate, and instances of failure to monitor as well as errors in nursing and medication.

Prompt and accurate diagnosis and treatment can mean the difference between good health and undue hardship, or even life and death. If you or a loved one has been misdiagnosed or have been subject to a delayed diagnosis, your well-being or the welfare of a family member may be at stake.

Our team at Neinstein can help you determine if your case qualifies for a medical malpractice claim and can assist you by providing the means for remuneration and the possibility of a smoother recovery.

As lawyers in the field of personal injury with a focus on medical malpractice, our lawyers at Neinstein can effectively represent you in the event of clinical error.

Driven to Support You

At Neinstein, our team is connected by our enduring commitment to our clients and their families. Through our specialized experience, we understand the challenges you may face and offer our steadfast support. We encourage our clients to call us with any questions and concerns they may have, and we provide access to crucial healthcare as well as resources to protect dependent families.

A case is as unique as the individual, and we recognize that the legal process can at times be a long and difficult emotional journey. We are here to help you on the road ahead. Listen to the testimonials given by our past clients who have experienced our award winning service.