Dale G. Larrimore

Dale G. Larrimore

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Larrimore & Farnish, LLP
 | 1800 JFK Boulevard, Suite 404
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-209-8500
Fax: 215-209-8510
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2010, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Dale Larrimore is senior partner of Larrimore & Farnish, LLP, a personal injury law firm in Philadelphia, concentrating on providing personalized representation to seriously injured clients. Mr. Larrimore's practice is concentrated in representing seriously injured victims of motor vehicle collisions, dangerous property conditions, workplace accidents, defective products, or other tortious conduct. He has 40 years of experience in successfully making significant financial recoveries for clients in claims involving wrongful death, permanent or long-term disability, workers' compensation injuries, and other injuries resulting in a serious impairment of function and interference with enjoyment of life.

Mr. Larrimore is a member of the bars of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has an AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbel rating, the highest level of ethical and professional excellence. He qualifies for admission in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, is listed as a SuperLawyer® in Pennsylvania and has once again been named as one of the Best Lawyers® in America.

Dale has been recognized by his trial lawyer peers through his selection to serve on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He has received the prestigious George Douglas Amicus Curiae Award for outstanding appellate advocacy and the For Justice Service Award. He is Editor in Chief of The Verdict, published by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers. Dale has been actively involved with the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent (VIP) Program; and is listed on the Pro Bono Roll of Honor in Philadelphia.  

Dale also lectures and writes extensively on legal issues, providing guidance and education to law students and fellow trial lawyers on how to most effectively represent their clients. He was an Adjunct Professor at Temple University School of Law from 1998 to 2014 and since 2010 has been an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University School of Law. Mr. Larrimore is author of Pennsylvania Rules of the Road (Vol. 13 of West’s Pennsylvania Practice Series), and Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Litigation, both published by the West Group, a division of ThomsonReuters, books that are used by attorneys across Pennsylvania in representing their injured clients.  

The firm of Larrimore & Farnish, LLP, has a well-deserved reputation for providing individual attention and obtaining excellent results on behalf of their clients.

About Dale Larrimore

Admitted: 1976, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.larrimorefarnish.com/larrimore.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Awarded the For Justice Service Award by the Pennsylvania Association for Justice "for loyal dedication, professionalism, unwavering commitment to the cause of justice through raising the bar on Education, through compassionate Advocacy and through contributing to the success of the organization through active service.", For Justice Service Award
  • Selected as member of Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, formerly the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Selected as one of "100 People to Watch" in the Philadelphia Region, in July 1995 issue, Volume 6. No. 7. Business Philadelphia Magazine (1995).
  • Received the Outstanding Parent Service Award, Waldron Mercy Academy (1996).
  • Elected to Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association (1999).
  • Received George Douglas Amicus Curiae Award for outstanding and industrious appellate advocacy as amicus curiae counsel on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the consumers of Pennsylvania (2003).

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating by peers and members of the judiciary, in both legal ability and ethical standards.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association: Member (1976 to present); Board of Directors (1999-2006); Editor of The Verdict (2001-2006); Editorial Board for The Verdict (2012-2015); Editor in Chief of The Verdict (2016-2017).
  • Villanova Law School J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court: Master (2006 to present); Pupillage Team Captain (2008-2010); Program Chair (2010-2012); Membership Chair (2012-2014); Treasurer (2014-2015); Counselor (2016-2017). Team captain for team winning the First Place Award for Outstanding Program for 2009-2010, issued by the American Inns of Court.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice: Member (1976 to present); Board of Governors (1998 to present); Executive Committee (2000-2002); Amicus Curiae Committree (1997 to present); Education Committee (1998 to present);Chair of Auto Section (2004-2007); Editor of Auto Section Newsletter (2001-2007); Recipient George Douglas Amicus Curiae Award (2003); Recipient For Justice Service Award (2015); Regular lecturer in the annual Auto Seminar and other CLE programs to help attorneys better represent their clients.
  • American Association for Justice: Member (1976 to present). 
  • Philadelphia Bar Association: Member (1976 to present); Board of Governors (1999-2001); Member and/or Chair of numerous committees.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Judge Pro Tempore for Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia (1996 to present).
  • Arbitrator for United States District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1981 to present).
  • Arbitrator for Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia (1977 to present).
  • Waldron Mercy Academy Parent Teacher Cooperative; President (1989-1991) and Member of the Board of Directors (1989-1993).

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Wrote materials and lectured at Annual Pennsylvania Automobile Law Seminar for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Lecture topics include Causation Issues (2008); Major Categories of Recoverable Damages (2012); Rules of the Road (2013); How to Maximize Damages in Auto Litigation (2014); How to Use the Rules of Procedure to Help You Win Cases for Your Clients (2015); and Maximizing Damages in Wrongful Death Act Claims (2016). , Lecturer and Author, Annual Pennsylvania Automobile Law Seminar, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2008
  • Author of Volume 13, West's Pennsylvania Practice Series, Pennsylvania Rules of the Road,published by Thomson Reuters WestLaw, Eagan, MN, with annual updates, including the most recent update: 2016-2017 Edition (12/2016).
  • Wrote materials and lectured at Annual Update of the Law CLE Seminar for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Initially covered updates in Auto Law and then covered updates in Civil Practice and Procedure issues (2000-2006)., Lecturer and Author, Update of the Law Seminar, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Author of Pennsylvania Civil Procedure: Cases & Materials, published by West Group, Eagan, MN, for use at Temple University School of Law in course on Pennsylvania Civil Procedure (2000).
  • Author of Pennsylvania Rules of the Road, Second Edition, published by West Publishing Group, Eagan, MN (1997).
  • Author of Pennsylvania Rules of the Road, published by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, Rochester, NY (1995).
  • Author of Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Litigation, published by West Group, Eagan, MN, with regular supplements (1999).

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Qualified for membership in Million Dollar Advocates Forum, through multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000.

Representative Clients:

  • My clients are individuals with significant personal injuries that resulted from the negligence of corporations, government entities or other people.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University (1999 to 2014).
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law (2010 to present).
  • Developed training seminar for all arbitrators serving in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania (1981) and chaired this program from 1981 to 2003.

Educational Background:

  • J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA (1976).
  • B.A. from Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA (1972).

Industry Groups

  • Motor Vehicle
  • Serious Disability
  • Wrongful Death
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Office Location for Dale G. Larrimore

1800 JFK Boulevard
Suite 404
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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