Terry L. Wade

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TWade@RobinsKaplan.com
612.349.8775 • Minneapolis, MN

Terry Wade is one of the Midwest’s most effective and respected Medical Malpractice attorneys. He applies his considerable skills and vast experience to helping individuals and families achieve justice for harms resulting from medical negligence. Terry has helped his clients win more than a dozen jury verdicts and settlements over $1 million and as high as $9.5 million.

“Trial lawyers who take tough cases to trial don’t always win. Over 40 years, I have tried more medical malpractice cases than any lawyer in Minnesota.  I settled and won most of the cases I have taken – but not all of them.  I will never forget the cases I have lost.  It is those cases that motivate me to work harder, to be more creative, and to be a better lawyer on every case that follows.”  Terry Wade

Terry co-developed the University of Minnesota Medical Malpractice course with Professor Donald Marshall. His many recognitions include being listed in the 2015-16 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and being named a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers (2003-2015). Terry is also a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, Antarctica and Vietnam with Honorable Discharge (Active Duty 1966-1970).

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota

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Terry L. Wade Case Results
  • Description of Incident Failure to diagnose appendicitis.
    Description of Damages Resulted in death of young boy.
    Description of Awards $1,275,000 verdict.
  • Description of Incident Excessive chemical induction of labor.
    Description of Damages Resulted in brain injury to newborn child.
    Description of Awards $9,566,500 verdict.
  • Description of Incident Misplaced intravenous feeding line.
    Description of Damages Resulted in brain injury to elderly woman with unrelated terminal cancer.
    Description of Awards $1,123,000 verdict.
  • Description of Incident Inappropriate treatment of arteriovenous malformation of face.
    Description of Damages Resulted in cosmetic injury.
    Description of Awards $6.5 million settlement.
  • Description of Incident Use of rubber catheter during labor despite known rubber allergy.
    Description of Damages Resulted in brain injury to newborn child.
    Description of Awards Confidential.