Top Three Things You Need to Know if You Have Suffered Medical Malpractice

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The immediate aftermath of a medical malpractice related injury is chaotic, stressful and devastating to the victim. Victims are often trying to juggle physical and emotional recovery with the stressors of recovering lost wages and paying medical bills. Furthermore, victims are all too often bombarded with misinformation and pressured to sign waivers they do not … Continued

Medical Procedures Most Prone to Malpractice

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The fact that a medical procedure is considered “routine” does not automatically make it “safe.” Errors, injuries, complications and illnesses can result from any procedure and can have devastating consequences. While tempting to automatically blame the medical provider responsible for your procedure, not every complication or injury is the result of malpractice. In order for … Continued

The Real Cost for Victims of Medical Malpractice

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All too often we hear about the financial costs of medical malpractice. We hear from doctors and hospitals that they are struggling under the weight of malpractice insurance premiums, and the amount of money spent in legal battles every year. When this line of discussion is focused on the victims of medical malpractice, we hear … Continued

Exposure To Infections In Hospitals: What You Need To Know

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With the Centers for Disease Control reporting that approximately one in twenty hospitals stays result in hospital-acquired infections, patients should educate themselves on their rights when dealing with exposure to infections within a hospital setting. Hospital-acquired infections result in nearly 100,000 deaths per year in this country. Recently, Shore Medical Center was at the center … Continued

Most Common Medical Malpractice Cases In Maryland

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As one of Maryland’s top law firms, Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. has been working on behalf of the wrongfully injured for decades. Through our extensive experience litigating a wide variety of medical malpractice claims, our attorneys discovered that certain forms of medical negligence occur more frequently than others. The five most common medical malpractice … Continued