CANDOR’s Effects on Medical Malpractice

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Every year, thousands of patients fall victim to medical malpractice. They must then endure the dismissive actions of medical professionals who refuse to admit their fault. A new initiative seeks to improve the medical profession’s response to patient injuries. Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) encourages timely communication and resolution, presumptively leading to fewer medical malpractice … Continued

Responding to Stroke Symptoms in Baltimore, Maryland and DC Emergency Rooms

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Strokes are serious health conditions with potentially debilitating effects. By recognizing the symptoms and responding in a timely manner, patients and medical professionals may effectively minimize the severity of a stroke. When emergency room physicians and staff members fail to adequately respond, the Maryland medical malpractice attorneys of Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. help patients … Continued

Determining if Spinal Cord Treatment Caused Paralysis

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Paralysis is a life-changing condition that takes a toll on the patient and the family. Far too often, it results from the negligent actions of a healthcare provider. When paralysis occurs after spinal cord medical treatment, it is necessary to determine whether the doctor contributed or caused the condition. The medical malpractice attorneys of Schochor, … Continued

Strategies to Reduce the Opportunity for Misdiagnosis

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When you see a medical professional for help, you expect to receive a diagnosis that is accurate and complete. Unfortunately, thousands of patients are misdiagnosed each year, as reported by the National Center for Policy Analysis. The consequences can prove devastating for these patients and their families. When physicians fail to provide an accurate diagnosis, … Continued