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Attorneys Saxton and Stump Named Select Lawyers in Medical Malpractice Law

Lancaster County, PA, December 11, 2015 –Saxton & Stump, LLC is pleased to announce that James W. Saxton and Christopher A. Stump have been recognized as Select Lawyers in Medical Malpractice Law by their peer group in a recent survey conducted by Polk-Lepson Research Group.  Mr. Saxton serves as the CEO of Saxton & Stump, while Mr. Stump serves as the COO.

Select Lawyers is a listing of outstanding professionals from more than 30 legal specialties who have attained a high degree of peer recognition for their achievements. The lawyers who are listed were nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process for the purposes of providing consumers with the best professionals for legal services. A complete listing of all 2015 Select Lawyers from the Susquehanna Valley is published in the December 2015 issue of Susquehanna Style magazine.

Mr. Saxton has sustained an active litigation practice for more than 30 years, representing doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals in state and federal court and administrative proceedings. He lectures frequently and is an invited speaker across the country on health care issues, including liability reduction and risk management. He presents to nationally prominent health care organizations such as the American College of Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American Society for Health Care Risk Management and the Physician Insurers Association of America.

Mr. Stump represents hospitals, doctors and health care professionals in all areas of health care litigation including malpractice defense, coverage issues, licensing disputes, administrative proceedings and risk management. He actively tries cases in courts throughout Pennsylvania and has taken more than 100 cases to verdict through trial and arbitration or appeal.

Based in Central Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump, LLC is a full service health care litigation firm focused on defending doctors, hospitals and nursing homes in medical professional liability claims and providing risk mitigation and safety consulting services to health care professionals. The firm also provides litigation representation in medical staff matters including credentialing and peer review, licensing and professional board matters and insurance bad faith counseling and litigation. In addition to a team of lawyers and paralegals, the firm employs physicians, nurses, a psychologist, physician reimbursement specialists as well as health policy thought leaders.