Failed Diagnosis in Lung Cancer Patient Death Results in $461,000 Verdict

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James Cardea and Jonathan Goldberg of Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. recently obtained a verdict of more than $450,000 in a medical malpractice claim against a primary care physician in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. A jury handed down the award last week in a case involving a 79-year-old man whose lung cancer went … Continued

Breaking News: $461,000 Verdict

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Breaking News: Partners James Cardea and Jonathan Goldberg of Schochor, Federico and Staton obtained a $461,000 verdict in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County against Timothy Souweine, M.D. The case involved a failure to timely diagnose and treat lung cancer resulting in the death of Carl Palmer at age 79. Mr. Palmer is survived by … Continued

Learn The Warning Signs of a Stroke

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Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death among Americans and leaves more adults disabled than any other health complication. The severity of this life-altering event makes it a leading health concern for the residents of Baltimore and Washington DC. Early treatment is vital to survival and recovery following a stroke, so it is important … Continued

Five Things to Know About Strokes

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A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, leaving brain cells without the oxygen needed to remain viable. This potentially fatal attack on the brain affects more than 750,000 people each year in the United States, according to Centers for Disease Control. The concerned Washington D.C. and Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys of … Continued

Are Strokes Preventable and Treatable?

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Strokes are often viewed as inevitable death sentences, prematurely cutting a victim’s life short. However, according to the National Stroke Association, 80% of strokes are preventable and medical advancements have significantly increased the treatability of most strokes. Preventing a stroke The National Stroke Association identifies three guidelines in the prevention of a stroke: Identify. The … Continued