David B. Kline

Dave has practiced injury law for over two decades. He is committed to helping personal injury victims recover the damages that they deserve.

Dave is an experienced lawyer, legal writer, and educator. After several years gaining experience defending cases for insurance companies, Dave started working solely for badly injured accident victims.  In 1993, Dave joined Jon Ostroff and they started Ostroff and Kline. Throughout his career, Dave has worked on many personal injury cases.

Dave has co-authored two important books on personal injury topics. David was referred to, in writing, by the late Judge Dowling as the “foremost authority” in PA on the subject of emotional distress. His work was cited in the judicial opinion Sears v. Hershey Medical Center, 10 Pa. D. & C. 4th 182 (Dauphin Co. 1991), where the judge wrote, “For an excellent and rather exhaustive analysis of decisions on this issue…”

Additionally, he has written numerous articles addressing various areas of personal injury. In addition to his legal writing, Dave has been a legal instructor for more than 20 years. He has been named teacher of the year five times.

Dave was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1990, the Maryland bar in 1991, and the New York bar in 1999. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court District of Maryland, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Dave went to Temple University and the Widener University School of Law. He also received his advanced law degree, an “L.L.M.” from Temple University in May 2000.

Dave is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership is reserved for to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients. Less than one percent of U.S. attorneys qualify as members.

Client Reviews (from Avvo.com):

“I would recommend David, he helped me out when i needed it, he’s very knowledgeable, responsive, and kept me informed, very nice also.” –From a client named “Michele,” January, 2014

Mr. Kline is an intelligent and knowledgeable attorney who also shows compassion and understanding for his clients. This is a rare combination in a lawyer. He will handle a case with the highest level of integrity and professionalism and will insure that every client is satisfied. I highly recommend Mr. Kline.” –From a client named “Amy,” August, 2013


Superior AVVO Rating 10/10 Lawyer