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Michael Todd Wheeles

M. Todd Wheeles is a partner at Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles & Nelson. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University in 1995, his Master of Science from Jacksonville State University in 1998, and his Juris Doctorate from the Birmingham School of Law in 2001.

In 1993, Mr. Wheeles became an Alabama State Trooper, where he became proficient in investigating fatal wrecks. In 1996, Mr. Wheeles joined the Alabama Bureau of Investigations, where he was named “Agent of the Year” in 2001.

Mr. Wheeles is an active member of the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Birmingham Bar Association. He was also appointed to act as Legal Counsel to the Alabama Board of Polygraph Examiners by Governor Bob Riley.

Mr. Wheeles is one of the attorneys on the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 list for Alabama, a singular honor. Recent accomplishments include a $1.25 million verdict in Etowah County stemming from an unintended gun discharge case and a $4.5 million verdict in Calhoun County stemming from a Legionnaires disease contraction case.

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.