Richard Halpern is a senior lawyer acting exclusively for injured people in medical negligence cases, with a special focus on infants injured at or around the time of birth. Richard is known across Canada for his expertise in birth injury cases. He has more than 30 years of experience representing seriously injured people. Richard is known for tackling some of the most complex and challenging medical malpractice cases. He has lectured and written extensively on matters concerned with obstetrics, the cause of newborn injury, medical malpractice generally, and legal and trial strategies. In 2015 Richard was the recipient of the Award for Distinguished Service to the legal profession, conferred by the Ontario Bar Association. Richard has been recognized by and listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and TheBest Lawyers in Canada2019. Richard has acted in hundreds of medical malpractice cases. He has achieved significant settlements for his clients, many exceeding $10,000,000, and though past results are not automatically indicative of future outcomes, Richard strives in every case to obtain the compensation his clients need.