Medical and Health Care


LGWM has a significant medical and health care practice, serving as counsel for hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, physicians, dentists, nurses, therapists, and other health care providers. We counsel clients on litigation preventions and, when required, defend malpractice claims. For years, LGWM has represented physicians from a variety of specialties. We have represented dentists, therapists and major hospitals in malpractice cases. LGWM also has extensive experience in defending medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers in individual lawsuits and class actions. The firm is able to staff cases with experienced lawyers with the knowledge and ability to provide a successful outcome for our medical and health care clients.


If our Medical and Health Care Practice Group can assist you in any manner, please contact:

Jim Gray
(205) 967-8822



  • Represented major hospital in wrongful death case involving failure to diagnose meningitis.
  • Represented major hospital in death of infant due to alleged respiratory arrest.
  • Represented major hospital in wrongful death allegedly resulting from fall sustained as a result of an undiagnosed head injury.
  • Represented major hospital in case involving alleged improper transcription of orders.
  • Represented major hospital in alleged failure to diagnose heart attack in Emergency Room.
  • Represented physician in a case involving an allegedly improperly placed inferior vena cava filter.
  • Represented physician in alleged improper performance of eye surgery.
  • Represented nursing home in alleged failure to prevent and treat decubitus ulcers.
  • Represented rehabilitation facility in personal injury due to alleged failure to use restraints.
  • Represented long term care facility in alleged failure to diagnose and treat infection.
  • Represented nursing facility in alleged wrongful death arising from head injury.
  • Represented drug manufacturer in products liability action alleging failure to warn of potential renal injuries related to medication.
  • Represented biomedical development company in litigation related to surgical implant.
  • Represented manufacturer of medical implant in defective product and failure to warn claim.

Department Head

Jim Gray