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Untreated Bowel Perforation Causes Death

In this segment of 1-800-LAW-CALL, attorney Philip Federico discusses the case of a man who underwent a laparoscopic hernia repair surgery, which is generally regarded as a low-risk procedure. However, when the patient’s surgeon inadvertently perforated the man’s bowel with a spiral tack, things take a turn for the worse. Listen to learn more about … Continued

Reporting Medical Malpractice

Far too many medical mistakes go unreported, often times because patients don’t realize the power they have in reporting this mistakes. In this segment of 1-800-LAW-CALL, Partner Scott Kurlander discusses several options that every person has for reporting medical malpractice, as well as his own idea for a complaint system that could help empower patients … Continued

Surgical Error Causes Knee Amputation

In this segment of 1-800-LAW-CALL, Partner James D. Cardea discusses the case of a man who underwent surgery for a routine knee replacement, but ultimately suffered a knee amputation due to a surgical error.  

Misdiagnosis Results in Permanent Blindness

When a woman’s health care providers fails to properly diagnose her headaches, vision difficulties, and jaw pain over the course of several weeks, she pays the price. Partner James D. Cardea discusses how more careful health inspection could have prevented her now permanent blindness.      

Doctor Negligence Leads to Incomplete Paraplegia

After undergoing an appendectomy, a patient experiences redness and swelling around the site of the IV, key symptoms of infection. However, because of his suspicious interest in painkilling medication, his health care provider neglected to call an infectious disease expert. The patient was discharged. He returned over a month later, but it was too late. … Continued

Misdiagnosis of Cancer Leads to Death

Senior Managing Partner Johnathan Schochor relates the story of a woman suffering from rust-colored urine who was misdiagnosed with urinary tract infection, instead of the cancer.      

Delaware Pediatrician Pedophile Sexual Abuse Case (Part 3)

In this week’s 1-800-LAW-CALL segment, Jonathan Schochor and Philip C. Federico discuss Schochor, Federico and Staton’s involvement obtaining a $123 million settlement in the Dr. Earl Bradley case and details pertaining to the sexual abuse of over 900 children that sentenced him to the rest of his life in prison.      

Delaware Pedophile Pediatrician Sexual Abuse Case (Part 2)

In this week’s 1-800-LAW-CALL segment, Jonathan Schochor and Philip C. Federico discuss Schochor, Federico and Staton’s involvement obtaining a $123 million settlement in the Dr. Earl Bradley case and details pertaining to the sexual abuse of over 900 children that sentenced him to the rest of his life in prison.      

Delaware Pedophile Pediatrician Sexual Abuse Case (Part 1)

In the first half of this week’s 1-800-LAW-CALL segment, Jonathan Schochor and Philip C. Federico discuss Schochor, Federico and Staton’s involvement obtaining a $123 million settlement in the Dr. Earl Bradley child sexual abuse case.      

Cardiology Error Clears Unstable Patient for Surgery

Despite extreme weakness and poor health, a 67 year-old woman suffering from Bronchiectasis is cleared for a surgery; however, due to her unstable condition, she is never able to recover from the procedure and ultimately, passed away.      

Surgical Mistake Lacerates Patient’s Kidney

Schochor, Federico and Staton attorneys recall a case involving a 15 year-old girl whose back operation went horribly wrong after the surgeon accidentally lacerated her kidney.      

Fatal Venous Line Error

Partner James D. Cardea recalls the story of a 55-year-old patient who died after a venous line was placed improperly.      

Improving the MRI Procedure

A former emergency room nurse with over two decades of experience comments on the risks of an MRI procedure during this call with Partner James D. Cardea.      

Fatal Medication Error During MRI

A patient with anxiety and back pain is the victim of a medication error which causes her to stop breathing during an MRI.      

Birth Injury Causes Shoulder Dystocia

A large baby has trouble passing through the birth canal and endures shoulder dystocia during birth, subsequently causing it to have its arm amputated.