Leigh Anne Hodge

Partner
Legal Assistant
Shannether Jenkins
P: 205.521.8108 sjenkins@bradley.com
Experience
    • In re: Fresenius GranuFlo/NaturaLyte Dialysate Litigation, MDL No. 2428
      Served as part of the national counsel team for Fresenius in a 13,000 plaintiff mass tort, which was comprised of (1) an MDL in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, (2) large state-court consolidated proceedings in Massachusetts, Missouri and California, and (3) assorted individual-plaintiff cases in state and tribal courts throughout the country. 

      Blalock v. Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc., d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care Gardendale, Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama
      Trial counsel for dialysis provider in medical malpractice case that resulted in a defense verdict.

      Howard v. Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc., d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care Magnolia Grove, appealed from the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama
      Represented dialysis provider in mandamus petition to Alabama Supreme Court, which resulted in dismissal of wrongful death, medical malpractice lawsuit brought by an individual who lacked standing to sue.

      A Center for Eating Disorders v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama
      Defended insurer in litigation alleging intentional interference with business and contractual relations, which resulted in summary judgment for the client.

      Heffner v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
      Defended insurer in ERISA national class action over calculation of insurance deductibles.

      Defended Medicare Advantage plans
      Defended Medicare Advantage plans in actions filed in Alabama state courts by hundreds of individual beneficiaries alleging fraud by agents during the enrollment process.