Verdict for a Wrongful Death Caused by Pneumonia $5,634,669
Lance D. Cline obtained a jury verdict of $5,634,669.84 for the wrongful death of a fifty-two-year-old Indian female married to a sixty-four-year-old Indian male at the time of her death. The couple had no children. The decedent developed MRSA pneumonia, a rare form of pneumonia.
Verdict for Birth-Related Brachial Plexus Nerve Injuries $4,100,000
Lance D. Cline tried this case to a jury in 2012. The plaintiff was a minor male who sustained injuries to brachial plexus nerves in his right arm at the time of his birth. A shoulder dystocia occurred during the vaginal delivery.
Verdict for a Brachial Plexus Nerve Injury During Shoulder Replacement Surgery $3,500,000
Lance D. Cline tried this lawsuit to a jury in a conservative, northern Indiana county in 2018. The sixty-five-year-old plaintiff had a history of multiple dislocations in his left shoulder between the ages of fourteen and twenty-five that led to the performance of a Magnuson-Stack procedure upon his left shoulder at the age of twenty-five that prevented further dislocations.
Verdict For a Minor Who Sustained Permanent Brachial Plexus Nerve Injuries at Birth $1,285,000
Lance Cline presented expert witness testimony from two board-certified obstetricians and a biomechanical engineer with expertise and knowledge regarding physician-applied forces during child delivery. The Defendant made no offer of settlement before the trial. The jury deliberated for ninety minutes before ignoring the medical review panel opinion and returning a verdict in favor of the client in the amount of $1,285,000. That was a record verdict in the county where the case was tried.
Our team’s experience in personal injury law spans generations. Our own attorney, Lance Cline, is a second-generation personal injury lawyer that has been immersed in the field since he was young and learned the basics from his father, also a personal injury attorney. Our law firm is able to navigate you through your case with ease and efficiency.
Our personal injury services cover a wide variety of accidents, including auto accidents. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States and can cause devastating injuries, some of which can include broken bones, burns, spinal cord and neck injuries, head and brain trauma, amputations, and more.
Doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals are constantly trusted by patients to put a patient's interest first and to keep patients safe. Sometimes this does not happen. Medical malpractice can alter the lives of victims and even cause death. We have helped many clients who have been misdiagnosed and incorrectly treated, including children injured as a result of negligence at birth.
Victims may feel intimidated by the concept of filing a claim against a medical professional or hospital, but those at fault should be held liable for the injuries and damages caused by their negligence. We are not afraid to be a voice for you during this challenging time.