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Meet Dave Halpern

Dave Halpern has been helping victims of asbestos exposure for more than 30 years. Throughout his career focused on asbestos and mesothelioma, he has investigated and litigated hundreds of cases. His clients suffered illness or the loss of a loved one due to negligent asbestos exposure.

To get in touch Dave Halpern and to get answers to your questions, complete our Free Consultation contact form or call us at (800) 505-6000.

Education and Career

Halpern graduated from Temple University in 1984 and graduated from Delaware Law School at Widener University in 1987. Upon completing law school, he spent one year clerking for the Honorable Michael R. Stiles of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Admitted to the bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Halpern began advocating for asbestos victims as an associate at a leading Philadelphia personal injury firm. He now has his own firm and continues his work for clients harmed by asbestos.

Commitment to Asbestos Victims

Dave Halpern has devoted his legal career to representing victims. Asbestos exposure often occurred on the job and impacted workers who had no idea of the risks. They later developed devastating, often deadly diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis.

Halpern works with his clients to get justice for the damage caused. He ensures that companies at fault for this exposure are held accountable. He is involved in every part of each client’s case, including investigations, discovery, site inspections, depositions, and meeting with and preparing clients.

Asbestos and mesothelioma impact people in many different careers, but especially manufacturing jobs. Halpern has represented people who worked with and came into contact with asbestos in many industries and workplaces:

  • Steel mills
  • Refineries
  • Power plants
  • Electrical manufacturing plants
  • Chemical plants
  • Paint manufacturing plants
  • Plastic manufacturing plants
  • Textile mills
  • Paper plants
  • Auto repair shops
  • Shipyards
  • Farms
  • Railroads
  • Oil fields
  • Military sites
  • Firehouses
  • Engineering firms
  • Schools
  • Universities

Mesothelioma and Asbestos Lung Cancer Cases

As a 30-year advocate for asbestos victims, Dave Halpern has represented hundreds of people and successfully settled or litigated in many cases. These are just a few examples:

$3.5 Million Verdict. A 62-year-old client received a mesothelioma diagnosis after working as a union electrician for decades. He worked in industrial settings, including power plants and steel mills in Kentucky.

$4 Million Settlement. Also 62 at the time of his mesothelioma diagnosis, this client operated heavy equipment and furnaces at a Pennsylvania steel mill. He came into contact with asbestos in hot tops and pipe coverings.

$14.5 Million Verdict. Diagnosed with mesothelioma at 53, this client worked as a welder in a steel mill. He worked with asbestos in fireproofing materials, gaskets, and pipe coverings in the Pennsylvania plant.

$2.9 Million Settlement. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, this client was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 70. He worked as a machinist in the navy, coming into contact with asbestos in pumps and valves. Later in his career, he worked in New Jersey and Pennsylvania power plants and refineries again exposed to asbestos.

$3.2 Million Settlement. Diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 55, this man worked in construction, building industrial sites like power plants. He was exposed to asbestos in gaskets, pipe coverings, and cement products.

$3.5 Million Settlement. At 56, this client received a mesothelioma diagnosis after working as a commercial and industrial electrician. He handled circuit breakers, controllers, and other electrical equipment that contained asbestos.

$2.3 Million Settlement. This 76-year-old client worked in construction and at a supply depot. He worked with plaster, siding, electrical equipment, and joint compounds made with asbestos.

$700,000 Settlement. This 76-year-old client received a lung cancer diagnosis after working as a pipefitter and machinist in a Pennsylvania power plant. He repaired pumps and valves with packing and gaskets made with asbestos.

$600,000 Settlement. An 81-year-old client diagnosed with lung cancer worked at a Pennsylvania power plant as a pipefitter, rigger, and machinist. He repaired boilers and turbines with asbestos.

$500,000 Settlement. This client received a lung cancer diagnosis at age 70. He had worked as a union pipefitter in a variety of industrial settings, including power plants, refineries, glass plants, and chemical plants.

Dave Halpern is an expert in asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits. He has represented and fought for hundreds of clients throughout his career, with a sole focus on helping victims of corporate negligence. He is still working on behalf of clients and their families, ensuring they get justice and can hold those responsible accountable for the harm they caused. To get in touch with Dave Halpern, use our Free Consultation form or call us at (800) 505-6000.

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