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    When you think you may be the victim of medical malpractice, it may feel like the doctors and the insurance companies are speaking a different language.

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  • Jonathan Schochor named a 2015 “Influential Marylander”

    Schochor, Federico and Staton is proud to announce The Daily Record has named Managing Partner Jonathan Schochor to its 2015 list of “Influential Marylanders.”

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  • A measure of justice for victims of Dr. Levy

    Schochor Federico and Staton Managing Partner Jonathan Schochor served as Chairman of the Steering Committee and lead attorney for the class action against Johns Hopkins Hospital, representing Dr. Levy’s former patients.

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Now celebrating our 30th year, we are leaders in medical malpractice law and medical-related class actions. Visit us at our Baltimore or Washington, D.C. offices.

Choosing the Right Surgeon Matters

July 28, 2015

Choosing the Right Surgeon Matters

The news site ProPublica has posted a major new report about surgical complications and the relative effectiveness of individual surgeons in avoiding them. More »

Damage Comes in All Forms

July 21, 2015

Damage Comes in All Forms

Partner Scott Kurlander weighs in on the case of a Michigan doctor, Dr. Farid Fata, who was recently sentenced to 45 years in prison after it was discovered that he lied to hundreds of his patients, erroneously telling them they had cancer just so he could collect fees for administering chemotherapy to them. More »

The Measure of Medical Success

July 10, 2015

The Measure of Medical Success

Partner Philip Federico explains how registries could be a game-changer in measuring the effectiveness of medical procedures. More »

It Matters Who Does Your Colonoscopy

July 1, 2015

It Matters Who Does Your Colonoscopy

The skill and experience of the doctor performing your colonoscopy makes a difference in whether you'll develop colon cancer or die from it, a new study finds. More »

Doctor’s Behavior Harmed More Than Just the Patient

June 26, 2015

Doctor’s Behavior Harmed More Than Just the Patient

Recently, a Fairfax County jury rendered a verdict against an anesthesiologist for defamation and medical malpractice. Partner Kerry Staton explains how the doctor’s behavior harmed not only patient, but the medical profession as well. More »

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  • Everyone I came into contact with at SFS couldn’t have been more professional and sympathetic. They were all well aware of the pain and suffering this kind of stuff causes.

  • We really wanted some answers with regard to what happened to my mother. We finally got the answers—she was medically neglected, which resulted in her death. We can rest now knowing what happened to her.

  • When you are in a situation like I was—still suffering, still grieving—you want someone to pay attention and care. You want someone to be sympathetic to your cause.

  • We were going through a very stressful case and you all made it so much easier and somewhat less painful, and for that we are thankful.

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Our Historic Building: The Paulton

Our Historic Building: The PaultonThe Baltimore office and home base for Schochor, Federico and Staton is located in a historic property in the midtown Mount Vernon neighborhood.