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Lance Douglas Cline

Lance Douglas Cline

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products

About Me

I am a second generation personal injury attorney who has specialized in representing seriously injured victims of medical negligence, motor vehicle crashes, and product failures since graduating from law school in 1980.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Medical Malpractice: 80%
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33%)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christopher Michael Eskew

    Lance has been a mentor and terrific source of information through the years. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Christopher Eskew Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Lance. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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Contact Info

Cline Farrell Christie & Lee, PC

951 N Delaware St
Indianapolis, IN, 46202-3377

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
INActive In Good Standing198005/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2014Best Lawyers in America2014
Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2013Best Lawyers in America2013
Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2011Best Lawyers in America2011
MemberInner Circle of Advocates2008
Top 100 Trial LawyerThe American Trial Lawyers Association2008
Indiana Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2004
FellowAmerican College of Trial Lawyers1999
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderCline Farrell Christie & Lee, P.C.1993 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, College of FellowsMember1992 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers Annual InstituteCo-chair1988 - 1988
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1984 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
American College of Legal MedicineMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation GroupMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Parlodel Litigation GroupMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Cardiac Devices Litigation GroupMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Inadequate Security Litigation GroupMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, L-Tryptophan Litigation GroupMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Breast Implant SectionMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Birth Trauma SectionMemberN/A
Indiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Ryan v. Brown, M.D.Favorable settlement for the plaintiff

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Masters In the CourtroomOvercoming Anti-Plaintiff Juror Bias In a Conservative Venue2010
Masters In the CourtroomOvercoming a Negative Medical Review Panel Opinion2010
ICLEF InsiderMedical Malpractice and the Statute of Limitations1998
ICLEF SeminarBreast Implant Litigation: An Overview1993
Verdict MagazineThe Medical Negligence Litigation System: Dispelling the Myth of a System in Crisis1993
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Annual SeminarMock Trial Casebook1988
ICLEF Seminar NotebookThe Open and Obvious Danger Rule In Product Liability1988
ICLEF Seminar NotebookCauses of Action Arising From Motor Vehicle Accidents1987
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association SeminarProving Dependency of Survivors in Wrongful Death Litigation in Indiana1985
ICLEF Practice Skills Seminar NotebookHandling the Personal Injury Claim1984
ICLEF Seminar NotebookProof of Subjective Injuries1982
American Jurisprudence TrialsNegligent Hiring and Negligent Retention of An EmployeeN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor (Cum Laude)1980
Indiana UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts (Phi Beta Kappa)1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Masters In the CourtroomOvercoming a Negative Medical Review Panel Decision2010
Masters In the CourtroomOvercoming Anti-Plaintiff Juror Bias In a Conservative Venue2010
Indiana Continuing Legal Education SeminarBreast Implant Litigation: An Overview1993
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Annual InstituteMock Trial Casebook1988
Indiana Continuing Legal Education SeminarThe Open and Obvious Danger Rule in Product Liability Litigation Under Indiana Law1988
Indiana Continuing Legal Education SeminarCauses of Action Arising From Motor Vehicle Accidents1987
Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Practice Skills SeminarHandling The Personal Injury Claim1984
Continuing Legal Education SeminarProof of Subjective Injuries1982