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Environmental Class Action Lawsuit Filed against New Indy Containerboard

South Carolina paper mill is emitting dangerous pollutants, contaminating the local environment

After our experienced legal team recently reached a $205 million settlement in what is believed to be the largest resolution of nitrate groundwater contamination in history, we led an investigation into Catawba, South Carolina company New Indy and its pollution. With our team of environmental experts, engineers, and toxicologists, we found that as early as November 2020, New Indy has been polluting neighboring properties with noxious and harmful hydrogen sulfide emissions. On June 8, 2021, alongside our co-lead and local counsel, we filed a class action lawsuit against the company on behalf of plaintiffs.

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Accomplished Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers Fighting for Victims

Maryland attorneys offer valuable representation after a serious medical mistake

When you put your health in the hands of a professional, you expect the best possible results and first class care. Tragically, that is not always the case. Doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and other trusted professionals can make mistakes—and the worst errors may even turn deadly. These errors include issues in the ER, problems on the operating table, mistakes made in your doctor’s private practice, and many more. You should know that if your health care provider has caused more harm than good, you may be entitled to compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Medical malpractice in Baltimore and Washington D.C. is more common than you might think. The hard-hitting malpractice attorneys at the law firm of Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. are the area’s leading attorneys in litigating—and winning—even the most difficult cases. With a robust support staff, years of dedicated service to medical malpractice law, and a passion for serving our clients, our lawyers have won difficult cases against big-name defendants.

Our attorneys serve clients in and around Maryland, Baltimore, and Washington D.C., as well as Silver Spring, Upper Marlboro, Rockville, Greenbelt, Annapolis, and Columbia. We have the resources and capability to handle complex cases as well as class action lawsuits. Our results speak for themselves.

Medical malpractice across the greater Maryland area

All health care providers have a duty to adhere to the acceptable standards of care for their profession. When a doctor, nurse, technician, or other provider falls below these standards, it may be considered medical malpractice or negligence. Sometimes those actions are the result of carelessness or recklessness. In any event, these mistakes are usually preventable.

At the law firm of Schochor, Federico and Staton, our Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys fight for medical malpractice victims and their families against the big hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities as well as the specific health care providers who fail to deliver adequate care.


Some of the areas of practice our attorneys handle include:

  • Birth Injuries

    When something goes wrong during prenatal care or labor and delivery, the results can be catastrophic. If the wrong decisions are made, your child could sustain a serious birth injury that may even have lifelong consequences or require long-term care. Healthcare professionals have the duty to ensure your child’s birth goes as smoothly as possible. When they fail in that duty, you may be able to pursue legal action.

  • Medical Malpractice

    From misdiagnosis to surgical mistakes, medical malpractice encompasses a wide breadth of errors and omissions made by healthcare professionals. These mistakes happen in the doctor’s office, the ER, and on the operating table. Any number of parties could be found liable, from the hospital itself to the nurses and/or treating doctor. Our job is to hold these parties accountable for the harm they have caused.

  • Brain Injuries

    Brain damage could be result of carelessness during surgery, labor and delivery, or other major medical events. Brain injury is a serious matter, and could lead to permanent health complications and disability.

  • Emergency Room Errors

    ERs are busy, high-stress places. If a doctor or nurse fails to adequately diagnose or treat your condition during your time in the ER, you may have grounds for a lawsuit.

  • Hospital Errors

    When in the hospital, a patient could acquire a new infection from poor care, a nurse may not administer the correct dosage or medication, or a bevy of other problems could arise. Other examples of hospital negligence may include radiology errors or surgical errors.

  • Anesthesia Errors

    Too much or too little medication, or the failure to properly monitor the patient may lead to serious anesthesia errors before or after an operation, which could have devastating health consequences.

  • Wrongful Death

    In the most tragic of all scenarios, a loved one might have died due to a medical mistake. Perhaps a doctor did not catch a life-threatening illness in time or a surgeon made a careless error during a procedure. Whatever the cause, health providers should be held legally responsible if they wrongfully cause the death of a patient. In the most serious of cases, your loved one may have died as the result of medical malpractice. In those tragic instances, a lawyer can file a wrongful death lawsuit. If you need help with medical malpractice in Maryland, contact a lawyer at Schochor, Federico and Staton for more information.

Schochor, Federico and Staton: Our philosophy and track record of

At Schochor, Federico and Staton, we focus solely on medical malpractice claims. Our lifelong dedication to holding healthcare providers accountable for their negligent actions allows us to achieve positive results for clients.

When you hire an attorney from Schochor, Federico and Staton, we assemble all our resources to launch a full-scale investigation into what happened, allowing our lawyers to prove a strong link between you or your loved one’s injuries and the negligent actions that caused them.

Since our opening day in 1984, we have recovered more than one billion dollars for our clients. Our award-winning attorneys have earned numerous distinctions from prestigious organizations, including Super Lawyers®, Martindale-Hubbell®, Best Lawyers®, and more. Our professional accolades speak for themselves—we are attorneys who mean business.

Contact an aggressive medical malpractice lawyer in Washington D.C. or Baltimore

Now celebrating over 30 years in practice, we are leaders in medical malpractice law and medical-related class actions. The attorneys at Schochor, Federico and Staton give rapt attention and care to each case, ensuring you get the representation you deserve. Please contact us today at 410-234-1000 to schedule a consultation and learn more about fighting for your right to compensation against medical malpractice in Washington D.C. , Baltimore, and throughout the country. Additionally, we serve clients in and around Silver Spring, Upper Marlboro, Rockville, Greenbelt, Annapolis, and Columbia.