L. Peyton Chapman III

L. Peyton Chapman III

Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett

Recognized since 2010

Montgomery, Alabama

Practice Areas

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

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Since joining Rushton Stakely in 1996, Mr. Chapman’s practice has focused on the litigation and trial of complex matters including claims of medical malpractice, products liability, fraud, hospital medical staff issues, and toxic torts.

Mr. Chapman has successfully defended individual and corporate healthcare providers as well as manufacturers, insurance companies, and other corporate entities. He has significant experience trying complex and high-exposure matters in various state and federal courts, and typically tries numerous such cases per year. He has successfully tried to defense verdict cases involving claims of wrongful death, paralysis, brain injury, and similar issues.

Mr. Chapman frequently handles matters that are resolved through alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration as well as appeals relating to interlocutory and post-trial review. He has defended mass torts and successfully contested class certification before the Alabama Supreme Court in a toxic tort matter. Mr. Chapman also handles administrative matters involving state and federal agencies, quasi-governmental agencies, and professional licensure boards.

  • 184 Commerce Street
    P.O. Box 270
    Montgomery, AL 36101-0270
  • Washington and Lee University, graduated 1992
  • The University of Alabama, graduated 1996

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants


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