Cary McClain is a trial lawyer- This means he has spent his career in the courtroom presenting cases and cross-examining witnesses. “Trying cases is an art, not a science. The trial lawyer must have the talent and instincts to persuade and win. This takes years of practice and tenacity.” Because he has handled so many DUI cases and also represents people hurt in car accidents, McClain is uniquely qualified to handle car accidents wherein victims are killed or catastrophically injured from getting hit by a DUI driver.
A tenacious Plaintiff lawyer- Much of the work at The McClain Firm entails preparing every injury case for trial so that if the case does not settle, McClain is prepared to place the case before a judge and jury. “Let us handle the insurance company and case preparation, you focus on getting the medical treatment needed in an effort to get better.” Cary McClain has secured millions of dollars for clients with injuries ranging from death and surgery cases to limited tort litigation. No case is too big or too small. In some cases a detailed investigation must be performed early on to secure evidence, photos, witness statements and securing expert opinions from doctors, engineers and accident reconstruction. Recently, McClain invested in car accident animation to help secure a $1.8 million dollar verdict.
An experienced criminal trial lawyer- Cary McClain has 25 years of experience trying cases to juries and judges in Federal and State courts. He has won homicide cases and DUI cases at trial. Attorney McClain is interviewed and consulted by news media regarding high profile cases. He has litigated and won suppression motions for pounds of marijuana and pounds of cocaine. He has saved clients from the death penalty and secured not guilty verdicts for first degree murder.
A tough prosecutor – Mr. McClain began his courtroom career in the Philadelphia and Montgomery County District Attorney’s Offices. As a prosecutor in the 1990’s, he worked on the Major Crimes Unit, Narcotics Enforcement Team, and Homicide Unit trying dozens of cases involving murder, armed robbery, drug distribution, DUI and Homicide by DUI to name a few. He has extensive trial experience prosecuting and defending cases that involve death by motor vehicle and DUI utilizing accident reconstruction and expert testimony to prove the case.
A veteran civil trial lawyer- After his tenure as a prosecutor, Mr. McClain became a Senior Trial Attorney for a large Insurance Company and supervised their Special Investigations Unit. In his five years with the Insurance Company, Mr. McClain tried more than 60 civil personal injury auto accident and slip/fall jury trials to verdict in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Chester counties. Many of the cases involved car accidents with injuries ranging from neck and back herniated discs, surgery, injections, shoulder injuries, concussions, broken bones, carpal tunnel, lacerations and scarring.
No nonsense divorce lawyer- When it comes to divorce cases, McClain puts children first. He attempts to bring both parties to the table and come to a reasonable outcome amicably. He is focused on working efficiently and economically so that families can move forward.