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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Cause for Alarm: When Healthcare Providers Ignore Hospital Monitor Alerts

monitor errors
When staff assumes the alert is false, the high number of medical equipment alarms in hospitals puts patients at risk. According to The Joint Commission,...

Motor Imagery May Help Some Children with Unilateral Spastic Cerebral Palsy

cerebral palsy therapy
Recent research discusses that children with unilateral cerebral palsy may be able to use imagery techniques to assist or develop hand function. In a study...

Lack of Medical Monitoring May Increase Kidney Damage During Pregnancy

pregnancy complications
Unmonitored kidney disease can worsen outcomes for pregnant women according to a new study. In November, researchers from the University of Cincinnati presented study results...

Copper Bed Construction May Reduce High Rates of HAIs

hospital acquired infections
Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) take the lives of more than 100,000 Americans per year.  A new study suggests hospital beds fabricated with copper in intensive care...

Danger in the Cloud: More than 100 Nursing Homes Cut Off from EHR by Cyber Attack

electronic health records
Unsecure digital networks are putting patient health at risk as healthcare facilities continue to attract ransomware and other cyber attacks. Electronic health records (EHRs) are...

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Associated with Risk of ADHD Disorders in Childhood

birth injuries
A new study suggests fetal exposure to acetaminophen during pregnancy may increase risk for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life. Too little information is...

New Study Discusses SPIKES Method for Communicating Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis to Parents

cerebral palsy therapy
New research confirms the best practice use of the SPIKES method for conveying important diagnostic information to parents of children with cerebral palsy. SPIKES is...

Prevention of HAIs is the Target of Updated Infection Control Guidelines

hospital acquired infections
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated their guidelines for prevention of infectious disease in patients and among healthcare workers. According to...

EHR Claims for Medical Malpractice Continue to Climb

sepsis
As electronic apps and records become primary medical tools, a new study finds the number of malpractice claims involving electronic records is on the rise....
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