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Lance Baxter

Lance Baxter is an associate in the Birmingham office of Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles & Nelson, and is a native of Robertsdale, AL. Lance earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of South Alabama in 2011. While attending South Alabama, Lance was a member of the baseball from 2007-2010. He was named to the ALL-SBC team in 2009 and earned Academic ALL-SBC honors in 2007-2010. Lance was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 2010 major league draft. He played one season for the Tigers before suffering a career ending injury.

After baseball, Lance earned his Juris Doctorate from Birmingham School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Lance was elected President of the Judge Hugh Locke Honor Society and graduated with honors. Lance was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2015 and currently serves as an active member of the Alabama Young Lawyer’s Executive Committee.

Since joining the firm in 2016, Lance has focused his practice on litigation. His case work primarily involves motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, premises liability, worker’s compensation and other various types of cases where individuals have been wronged.

Our case success stats

$3M
$3M
Settlement
Anonymous Plaintiff v. Anonymous Defendant
Attorney Larry Morris Pre-suit settlement of three million dollars wrongful death case
$2.5M
$2.5M
Settlement
Anonymous Plaintiff, as the Personal Representative of the Estate of Anonymous, deceased, v. Morrow Water Technologies, Inc., et al.
Randy Haynes Plaintiff’s husband was rear-ended by a pickup truck being operated by Defendant in the line and scope of his employment with Morrow Water Technologies, Inc., which also owned the vehicle. Plaintiff’s husband was died at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the collision. Plaintiff sued the Defendant driver and Morrow Water […]
$925k
$925k
Settlement
Anonymous Plaintiff v. Anonymous Defendant
Todd Wheeles In June, 2013, Plaintiff became sick with Legionnaire’s disease after being exposed to the bacteria in a hot tub at an apartment complex. Plaintiff filed suit against the owner of the apartment complex, the management company for the apartment complex, and the pool company responsible for the maintenance of the spa.
$250k
$250k
Settlement
Nettles v. USA
Todd Wheeles In February, 2014, a US Postal Service driver was making mail deliveries in Plaintiff Nettles’ neighborhood. The Defendant driver exited his vehicle to deliver mail to one of Plaintiff Nettles’ neighbors, returned to his delivery vehicle, put the vehicle in reverse, accelerated and struck Plaintiff Nettles with the vehicle’s rear bumper. Plaintiff Nettles […]
$250k
$250k
Settlement
Blevins v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Todd Wheeles In July, 2013, Plaintiff Blevins accompanied her daughter to a Publix Super Market in Birmingham, AL to pick up a few items her daughter needed for lunch and dinner. Plaintiff Blevins was walking through the deli department to join her daughter at the deli counter when she slipped and fell in an area […]
$58.2 M
$58.2 M
Verdict
Product Defect Case in TN
Daimler Chrysler sued for deaths caused by faulty designs and resulted in one of the largest verdicts ever in Shelby County.