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Advocates... Advisors... Attorneys at Law

Effective advocacy in law is difficult to do well. It requires intelligence, experience, and knowledge of the law and the judicial system. But it also requires passion, creativity, analytical skills, organization, tenacity and a lot of hard work. As attorneys, we have earned the trust of our clients over decades of handling civil litigation. We would like to earn yours as well. Give us a call if we can help you. Read More About Us
 CHIP  WAGAR Chip has 40 years experience in trial advocacy, and practices in multiple states. A lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he represents both defendants and plaintiffs in serious personal injury and casualty litigation, primarily in medical malpractice and product liability cases. Chip was recognized nationally in defense of a Fortune 500 company in a multi-million dollar products liability case in federal court in Baton Rouge.  SARAH WAGAR HICKMAN Sarah has been a practicing trial attorney since 2014. Her passion to help those in need guides her practice today. For her outstanding work in the Medical Malpractice arena, she was recognized by the American Institute of Legal Advocates as a Rising Star in personal injury and has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as the Top 40 under 40. More About Chip Wagar More About Sarah Wagar Hickman "Absolutely the best firm and lawyers I have had the privilege of dealing with. These guys changed my life and helped me tremendously. First class all the way. I highly recommend them for your legal needs." The reviews Chip Wagar and Sarah Hickman have garnered in their representation of individual and corporate clients is also a matter of record and is something about which we are most proud because, after all, there is no higher praise for a lawyer than a satisfied client. See Our Testimonials TESTIMONIALS After winning a recent landmark verdict in a case, one of our clients had this to say about his experience: DOZENS HELPED THROUGH  OUR  ADVOCACY Representation of individual and corporate clients is a matter of record as there is no higher praise for a lawyer than a satisfied client. $22,371,772 TOTAL RECOVERED FUNDS FOR OUR CLIENTS We have a track record of success, often achieving settlements and early resolution for our clients with maximum efficiency and speed. *

Advocates... Advisors... Attorneys at Law

Effective advocacy in law is difficult to do well. It requires intelligence, experience, and knowledge of the law and the judicial system. But it also requires passion, creativity, analytical skills, organization, tenacity and a lot of hard work. As attorneys, we have earned the trust of our clients over decades of handling civil litigation. We would like to earn yours as well. Give us a call if we can help you.

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In relation to verdicts & settlements over $1 million, general damage awards in Medical Malpractice are capped by law at $500,000.

Settlement

Multiple perforations of the colon during gynecological surgery.

$800,000*

Settlement

Wrongful death after gastroesophageal surgery.

$950,000*

Settlement

Permanent injury to larynx and loss of voice after surgery.

$435,000*

Settlement

Amputation of leg after vascular surgery.

$1,250,000*

Settlement

Wrongful death of unborn, full-term child.

$75,000*

Settlement

Wrongful death after gastroesophageal surgery.

$350,000*

Settlement

Wrongful death failure to monitor after esophageal biopsy.

$240,000*

Settlement

Coma, then permanent injury due to post-surgical misdiagnosis.

$1,300,000*

Settlement

Wrongful Confinement of Patient by Hospital.

$150,000*

Verdict

Wrongful Death of a Child Due to Failure to Prescribe Correct Medication

$8,000,000*

Settlement

Failure To Obtain Informed Consent And Breach Of Standard Of Care

$510,000*

Settlement

Failure To Diagnose Cuboid Fracture

$200,000*

Settlement

Brain damage and subsequent wrongful death of a nursing home patient due to misdiagnosis.

$1,100,000*

Settlement

Death of patient from UTI/Kidney Stone Surgery

$300,000*

Settlement

Wrongful death of a young woman after a misdiagnosis of preeclampsia.

$500,000*

Settlement

Cut sciatic nerve during trans-urethral sling surgery.

$600,000*

Settlement

Permanent paralysis after misdiagnosis, delayed surgery.

$2,725,000*

Settlement

Wrongful death, elderly patient after anesthesia.

$375,000*

Verdict

Injury Due to Medication Reaction Cause by Known Allergy.

$1,220,000*

Settlement

Eye Injury after Blepharoplasty at VA.

$166,000*

Settlement

Death of patient due to aspiration while unconscious.

$210,000*

Settlement

Payment Of Future Medical Costs

$225,000*

Settlement

Wrongful Death Of Child Due To Misdiagnosis

$300,000*

Settlement

Failed Pain Pump Placement with Epidural Hematoma.

$450,000*

What do our clients think about our legal services and advocacy?

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