COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

In an effort to protect the health and well-being of our clients and staff, we will be operating using the latest technology. Our team at Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. remains available via phone, email, mail and/or video to conduct meetings and consultations. If you have a question about your case or would like a consultation, please contact us at 410-234-1000 or visit: https://www.sfspa.com/contact

We will also continue depositions, mediations, and all other legal work needed to handle your case. The health of our clients and staff is of utmost importance during this challenging time caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). We’ve recovered over $1 billion for our clients and we won’t stop now.

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

Black Lives Matter
As we combat the global pandemic caused by Covid-19, we face another virus just as deadly: racism. Calls to end injustice and police brutality against...

Screening for PTSD may Deter Some Complications of Pregnancy

thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy
A Veterans Administration (VA) study found suffering traumatic events and moral injury in the past can increase pregnancy risk in the future. Researchers at the...

Improve Handoffs, Reduce Medical Errors

electronic health records
Handoffs occur as a patient moves through medical triage or treatment.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently discussed the need to improve handoffs to...

Avoiding Misdiagnosis—Blood Test May Provide Early Diagnostic Help

misdiagnosis
Early and accurate diagnosis of cancer gives physicians better odds at successfully treating patients.  A new blood test uses machine learning to detect types and...

Battlefield is Proving Ground for New TBI Test

traumatic brain injury
New research from Mount Sinai suggests newly developed tests could help assess traumatic brain injury (TBI) in injured patients on and off the battlefield. As...

Some Antibiotics Linked to Major Birth Defects

birth defects
A new study suggests a particular type of antibiotics prescribed to women during the first trimester of pregnancy could increase the risk of major birth...

New AI System Beats Radiologists for Locating Breast Cancer

breast cancer diagnosis radiologist vs. AI
Artificial intelligence tools are on the way to improving the practice of medicine, including mammography. Artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are changing the world within...

Patient Safety Organization Lists Top Ten Patient Concerns for 2020

Patient Safety
A recently released annual report creates a top ten list of patient safety concerns for the practice of medicine in the US.  The list focuses...

New Study May Help Identify IUGR—a Risk Factor for Cerebral Palsy

cerebral palsy
A new blood test may help identify a biomarker of a condition during pregnancy that can be a risk factor for cerebral palsy. Intrauterine growth...
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