Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. Fights for Delaware Residents Impacted by Contaminated Water

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Mountaire Farms is the seventh largest chicken producer in the world.  With operations in Arkansas, North Carolina, Maryland, and Delaware, the company feeds a hungry world—and pollutes it, too.  In November, 2017, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) cited Mountaire for environmental violations that have far-reaching impacts on the residents of … Continued

What Type of Vetting Processes do Hospitals Conduct when Hiring New Doctors? 

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When you check into a hospital for care, you do so with the expectation that every physician and nurse involved in your treatment is properly trained, experienced and credentialed to handle your medical needs. Unfortunately, as recent incidents have exemplified, this is not always the case. Questionable hiring practices commonly occur within hospitals and medically facilities. This is sometimes … Continued

Attention Patients of Charles Akoda

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IT IS ALLEGED THAT LOCAL OB/GYN  CHARLES AKODA VIOLATED THE BONDS OF TRUST BY PRACTICING MEDICINE WITH AN UNLAWFULLY OBTAINED LICENSE. IF YOU ARE ONE OF THE MANY FORMER PATIENTS OF CHARLES AKODA—WHO PRACTICED AT DIMENSIONS HEALTH AND PRINCE GEORGE’S HOSPITAL CENTER—WE URGE YOU TO REACH OUT FOR OUR LEGAL ADVICE TO ENSURE YOUR RIGHTS … Continued

What is Medical Malpractice-Related Class Action Litigation?

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Most medical malpractice claims involve one plaintiff (the injured party) and one (or sometimes several more) defendants. Those defendants could include the doctor who made an error, the hospital where the physician worked, an attending nurse, or other healthcare professionals who contributed to the patient’s harm. There is another type of civil litigation, known as … Continued

Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia

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More than 200 passengers on AMTRAK’s train 188 have experienced an unspeakable tragedy. Eight lives have been lost, forever affecting loved ones. Hundreds of people who survived have been injured, many permanently, and in ways that will affect their ability to move forward. Not since 1987, when another AMTRAK train killed 16 of its passengers … Continued

Leading the $190 Million Settlement of the Dr. Nikita Levy Case

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For over 25 years, Dr. Nikita Levy was a respected gynecologist practicing at Johns Hopkins Hospital. But then, in early 2013, a female technician in his office noticed some odd behavior on Dr. Levy’s part, which she reported to her superiors. From there, things happened quickly. Hospital security investigated and confronted Dr. Levy in his … Continued

$123 million settlement for victims of former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley

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In what has been called the “worst case of single perpetrator sexual abuse in the country,” former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley was convicted in 2011 of sexually assaulting former patients. After the criminal case, a civil class action was initiated to recover damages for the more than 900 children Dr. Bradley assaulted over the years … Continued