•Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine.
•Obtained a defense verdict in favor of two OB/GYNs in a two-week maternal death trial alleging negligent management of gestational hypertension and negligence in failing to administer diuretics in the postpartum period.
•Obtained a defense verdict in favor of a neurosurgeon in a wrong level spinal surgery case involving allegations of a breach in the standard of care by operating at the T8-9 level instead of the intended T9-10 level.
•Obtained defense verdict for a Birmingham internal medicine physician in a lawsuit alleging wrongful death of a 26 year old mentally disabled female.
•Obtained a judgment as a matter of law in favor of an emergency room physician in a wrongful death case alleging negligence in the work-up of a patient who presented to the emergency department.
•Obtained a defense verdict in favor of an obstetrician-gynecologist in a wrongful death case alleging negligent management of a pregnancy.
•Obtained a defense verdict in favor of an obstetrician-gynecologist in a case alleging negligent management of a suspected ectopic pregnancy.
•Obtained a defense verdict for an emergency physician in a case alleging negligent failure to diagnose septic arthritis, resulting in below the knee amputation.
•Obtained affirmance from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals of summary judgment on behalf of a urologist in a case alleging medical malpractice and deliberate indifference.
•Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an obstetrician-gynecologist in a case alleging a ureteral injury during the performance of a diagnostic laparotomy with a right salpingo-oophorectomy.
•Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a general surgeon in a case alleging injuries arising out of a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
•Obtained complete dismissal on behalf of a family medicine physician in a case alleging deliberate indifference.
•Obtained complete dismissal on behalf of a gastroenterologist in a case arising out of allegations of negligence during an abdominal procedure.
•Obtained complete dismissal on behalf of an obstetrician-gynecologist in a case alleging an injury to the patient’s ureter during the performance of a robotic assisted supracervical hysterectomy.
Presentations and Publications
•“Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Alabama,” Practical Law Litigation (Spring 2015).
•A Practice Manager’s Guide to Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, Medical Group Management Association, Alabama (October 18, 2016)
News & Insights
•THIRTY-ONE SDF ATTORNEYS NAMED TO THE 2018 EDITION OF MID-SOUTH SUPER LAWYERS
•Trial Win for SDF’s Wright & Newton in Med Mal/Professional Liability Case
•SDF Attorneys Wright, Newton & King Obtain Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Case
•SDF Attorneys Florie & Axon Obtain Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Trial
•SDF Attorneys Wright, Newton & King Obtain Favorable Judgment for ER Doctor in Wrongful Death Trial
•Twenty-Eight SDF Attorneys Named to the 2017 Edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers
•SDF Attorneys Wright Newton & King Obtain Defense Verdict for OB/GYN in Wrongful Death Case
•Wright, Newton & King Obtain Defense Verdict for OB/GYN in Med Mal Case
•Starnes Davis Florie Welcomes Two New Associates to the Firm
Allen and his wife, Natalie, are active members at Redeemer Community Church.
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