Saxton & Stump Teams Up with Healthcare Consulting Company

Lancaster County, PA, June 10, 2015 – Saxton & Stump, LLC has announced a strategic partnership with SE Healthcare Quality Consulting, a prominent national organization that shares the law firm’s vision for delivering innovative solutions to accommodate the changing and challenging needs of the health care community.  Based in Charleston, South Carolina, SE Healthcare Quality Consulting is a national specialty-specific safety and quality improvement company offering a variety of measurement and performance improvement activities.

“SE Healthcare Quality Consulting’s Board of Directors is comprised of many of the country’s leading experts in virtually every specialty.  Their measurement tools are based on science and data and are something our clients need,” said James Saxton, CEO of Saxton & Stump.

Saxton and Christopher Stump, two local attorneys who have been practicing together for more than 25 years, recently opened Saxton & Stump, a unique law 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.  Based in Central Pennsylvania, Saxton & Stump, LLC serves as a full-service health care litigation defense firm which also provides comprehensive consulting services.  While Saxton serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Stump is the Chief Operating Officer.

The law firm employs 40 professionals including 16 lawyers, 5 paralegals, 6 doctors and 6 nurses, in addition to health care consultants and strategy and development staff.   “By assembling an exceptional team of litigators, paralegals, doctors, nurses and consultants focused on aggressive and innovative defense of health care professionals, as well as quality assurance work, we think our partnership creates an unusual and exceptional combination of resources.  We can reach our goal of helping health care providers be more successful – reducing their professional liability risk and concurrently enhancing their economy,” said Saxton.

With an active litigation practice for more than 30 years, Saxton regularly represents hospitals and physicians before state and federal courts in professional liability and complex litigation matters.  He also counsels clients on safety and quality initiatives as well as health care captive insurance issues.  A prolific author, Saxton speaks across the country on a variety of health care related topics including liability reduction and risk management.  He serves on SE Quality Healthcare Consulting’s Board of Directors.