Face of Medical Malpractice Litigation

Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP

Over the course of three decades, Chip Wagar has become one of the best known civil litigation trial lawyers in Louisiana, recognized as an outstanding advocate by Super Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, receiving Martindale’s highest (AV) rating for lawyers for more than 25 years.

He is also a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is presently an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola University College of Law and for the past three years has taught law students the Medical Malpractice course there in addition to his active law practice.

He has also been a teacher of trial advocacy for young lawyers with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and for law students including at Tulane and LSU law schools.

Nowadays, his focus is primarily on the representation of medical malpractice victims. In 2015, he was lead counsel in a medical malpractice wrongful death case that resulted in a jury award of over $8 million; the largest damage award to a single medical malpractice victim in Louisiana history.

Also a writer of historical fiction, Wagar has won awards for his novels, An American in Vienna and The Carpathian Assignment.



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