Chip applies his extra than 3 a long time of civil trial litigation enjoy to the most complicated and tough instances of medical malpractice and products legal responsibility nowadays. Based inside the metro New Orleans region, Chip is certified in Louisiana and Texas, he has a multi-country exercise and has been admitted pro hac vice in lots of different states consisting of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Chip brings together meticulous instruction with passionate court docket advocacy on behalf of each his character and corporate customers.
Chip’s preeminent professional achievements have been recognized by using his peers and numerous criminal and professional agencies inclusive of Super Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is a Life has membership of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has received Martindale’s highest (AV) rating for legal professionals for greater than 30 years. In January 2015, he was lead recommend in a scientific malpractice wrongful loss of life case in New Orleans that ended in a multi-million greenback jury award; the best harm award to a single scientific malpractice victim in Louisiana history. Chip handles clinical malpractice instances throughout Louisiana, southern Mississippi and the panhandle of Florida.
Chip has taught trial advocacy to loads of attorneys over the years with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and to law students at Tulane and LSU law schools in Louisiana. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University’s College of Law where he teaches Medical Malpractice regulation. He is likewise an award-prevailing creator of historic fiction, having published novels, An American in Vienna and The Carpathian Assignment, a newly-released non-fiction paintings, Double Emperor, The Life and Times of Francis of Austria.
Chip Wagar and his wife Cheryl stay in Mandeville, Louisiana on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain just out of doors New Orleans, Louisiana. › ›
- Medical Malpractice
- Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
- Products Liability
- Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
- Maritime Law
- Personal Injury
- Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Free Consultancy Service
Initial consultation and assessment of Medical Malpractice claims is sizeable and freed from price to you until and except the case is time-honored and a contingency charge contract is signed. This is a vast benefit in those complex and hard cases. You are never charged any charge or liable for any fees until and except there may be a settlement or judgment to your want.
For clinical malpractice cases, we rate a forty% contingency price plus fees advanced for your behalf at some point of the case. For other styles of injuries, our contingency fee varies depending on when the case is settled or if it calls for an ordeal and/or attraction. These fees can range between 25-40% plus charges.
Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
American Board of Trial Advocates, has membership, 2014
American Board of Trial Advocates
has membership, International Association of Defense Counsel, 1982
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- French: Spoken, Written
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Graduation year: 1976
Graduation year: 1972