Mr. Garrett joined the firm as an associate in 2004 and attained shareholder status in 2011. As a member of the litigation practice group, he handles a wide range of litigation matters, with his primary focus on professional liability and general casualty insurance defense. Mr. Garrett specializes in representing physicians, nurses, hospitals, and pharmacies and has significant experience representing medical and nursing professionals in administrative and licensure matters. He also represents a number of healthcare providers and companies specializing in correctional medicine.
Defense Verdict, Melinda Davis v. JTM Corporation, Piggly Wiggly, et al.: CV-07-44
Defense Verdict, Kalvan Neki Lewis v. Lawrence Elliott: CV-07-922
Defense Verdict, Georgia Rodney v. Medical Center Enterprise: CV-04-235
Defense Verdict, Janice Newton v. Flowers Hospital: CV-04-603
Successful appellate decision, Diane Bibb v. Center for Pain of Montgomery, P.C.: 23 So. 3d 1135
Successful appellate decision, (In re: Dwight Long v. PsycheEx parte Psychemedics Corporationmedics Corporation): 987 So. 2d 595
Successful appellate decision, Laurie Meister, et al., v. ServPro of the Quad Cities, et al.: Alabama Court of Civil Appeals; Appeal No. 2080205
Legal Aspects of Practicing Medicine, March 25, 2009 – Discussed various aspects of defending a medical malpractice lawsuit in Alabama with internal medicine residents including the scope of the Alabama Medical Liability Act (AMLA), elements of proof in a medical malpractice action, quality assurance and peer review statutes, legal duty, informed consent, confidentiality of accreditation and duty of doctor to patient.
Mr. Garrett served as chief justice of the Cumberland Honor Court, was a member of the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board, and was a finalist in the 2003 Gordon T. Saad Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Garrett is a member of First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. He is a member of “The Pines” Sunday school group.