James W. Saxton Recognized as 2017 ‘Best Lawyers’

Lancaster County, PA, August 15, 2016 – Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce that James W. Saxton, CEO, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017© for his work in Health Care Litigation.  Mr. Saxton was also selected for this honor in 2016.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

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 courts 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.

Based in Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump, LLC is a legal and consulting firm focused on representing and supporting health care professionals and other businesses. The firm represents their clients in litigation and provides risk mitigation, patient safety and other health care legal and consulting services. This includes representation in medical staff and professional board matters, captive and insurance issues, as well as mediation services in health care reimbursement and ACO matters. In addition to a team of lawyers and paralegals, the firm employs physicians, nurses, psychologists, physician reimbursement specialists, as well as health policy thought leaders.