Bartholomew J. Dalton

Bartholomew J. Dalton


Dalton & Associates, P.A.

Recognized since 1993

Wilmington, Delaware

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Personal Injury Litigation
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Mr. Dalton has been in private practice since 1987. In 2000, he founded Dalton & Associates, P.A. specializing in the areas of Personal Injury, Plaintiff Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Clergy Sex Abuse, Mass Tort and General Litigation. In 2004, Mr. Dalton became a fellow the American College of Trail Lawyers. Since 2009, he has served as ACTL’s Regent for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. He has been named to Best Lawyers in Delaware for 20 straight years and was named Best Lawyer in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury (Delaware) from 2009-2012.

Mr. Dalton graduated from St. Joseph’s College (now St. Joseph’s University) in Philadelphia, PA with a BA in political science. He then graduated from the University of Tulsa Law School in 1977. Returning to the East Coast, he moved to Delaware and served as Deputy Attorney General in Wilmington, DE from 1977 to 1981. In his time as Deputy AG, he spent time in Juvenile/Family Court, the Trial Division and the Rape Unit. After leaving the DOJ for private practice in 1981 as an Associate at Brandt & Benson, P.A., he returned to the DOJ as Chief Deputy Attorney General in 1983. He left in 1987 to co-found Brandt & Dalton. Brandt & Dalton later became Dalton & Associates, P.A. in 2000 and subsequently moved into the Cool Spring Meeting House at 10th and Harrison Streets in Wilmington.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 1106 West 10th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19806

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Saint Joseph's University, BA, graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar

Affiliations

  • Widener Law School - Adjunct Faculty
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - President

Regulatory Agencies

  • Department of Justice (DOJ) - Deputy Attorney General

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Personal Injury Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Wilmington, DE (2015)
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Wilmington, DE (2014)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Wilmington, DE (2012)
  • Personal Injury Litigation, Wilmington, DE (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Awards:

  • Philadelphia Magazine Top 10 Lawyers in Delaware
  • Lawyer of the year Wilmington Personal Injury
  • Delaware Today Magazine- Best Malpractice Lawyer

Does vs. Diocese of Wilmington

$120 million settlement for victims of clergy sex abuse within the Diocese of Wilmington.

Jane Doe 30 vs. Earl Bradley, M.D. et al

$125 million settlement in a class action suit against Dr. Earl Bradley for allegations of sexual abuse against his patients.

Richard Angiullo v. Ira Lobis, M.D., et al.

$20 million jury verdict of a medical malpractice case.

Kenneth Ellenberger v. Van Vorst

$10 million jury verdict in a motor vehicle accident case.

Leandro Tlapechco v. Handler Corporation, et al.

$5.3 million jury verdict in a personal injury case.

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