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Mr. Dalimonte has extensive litigation and
trial experience in products liability and toxic torts. He was one of
the first trial lawyers in the Commonwealth to argue the admissibility
of expert testimony at a Daubert hearing. He has tried cases to
verdict and successfully resolved others through mediation. Mr.
Dalimonte has argued appeals before the Massachusetts Court of Appeals
and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.


Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Dalimonte supervised a
nationwide effort to collect and analyze data for strategic use in the
nationwide asbestos personal injury litigation. As such, he oversaw and
coordinated local counsel and more than five hundred paralegals
throughout the United States. He also supervised processing a global
settlement of over 50,000 asbestos cases. Mr. Dalimonte brings a
sophisticated business perspective to his practice. As the president of a
closely held export company, he was invited by the (then) Soviet
government to participate in a medical products trade mission to Moscow
and Kiev. As part of this mission, Mr. Dalimonte represented his company
in discussions with American and Soviet officials and with business
leaders from around the world. He is also a former member of the Board
of Trustees of North Adams State College.


Mr. Dalimonte is a 1989 graduate of the Marquette University
Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review. He was awarded the
Adolf I. Mendelker Scholarship for combined achievement in legal studies
and community service and also received the American Jurisprudence
Award for excellence in the study of Civil Procedure. While an
undergraduate, Mr. Dalimonte studied the British criminal justice system
at Oxford University.


Mr. Dalimonte is admitted to practice in Massachusetts,
Wisconsin, Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts,
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the
United States Court of Claims. He maintains active membership in the
Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, the American
Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, and the American Association for Justice.


Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Brain Injury: 10%
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

Karon & Dalimonte, LLP

85 Devonshire Street
Suite 1000
Boston, MA, 02109


WISuspended Dues198903/02/2015
INAdministrative - Not Authorized to PracticeUnknown08/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Martindale HubbellAV Preeminent Peer Review Rating - 5 out of 5 stars2011
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Invited MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2010
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKaron & Dalimonte1992 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysExecutive Member1992 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationExecutive Member1992 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationExecutive Member1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
American Association for JusticeExecutive Member1992 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationExecutive Member1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Andrew Masia as Administrator of the Estate of Nathan Sims v. VT Leeboy, Inc. Superior Court Docket No.: 08-C-44$2.125M
DeeAnn J. Bailey v. The Arnold Group, Inc., C.A. No. 99-04011$4.1M
Fula v. David Wilson, et al., Middlesex Superior Court C.A. No. 99-4023-E$2.5M
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.kdlaw-blog.netFilming in Delivery Rooms2011
Massachusetts Personal Injury BlogMedical Malpractice Payouts - Parents Concerns2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1989
North Adams State CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Oxford UniversityN/AN/A1985
Boston University School of LawLawN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Becoming a LawyerBecoming a Lawyer1998