Untreated Bowel Perforation Causes Death

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Phillip Federico discusses a case where hernia repair surgery goes terribly wrong for one man. In this instance, during a typically low-risk procedure, the surgeon inadvertently pierces a hole in the bowel of the patient and doesn’t realize it. The patient is sent home but comes back to the hospital days later complaining of pain. … Continued

Reporting Medical Malpractice

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Because patients often don’t realize the power they hold when it comes to reporting medical errors, most health care negligence goes unreported. In this segment, Managing Partner Jonathan Schochor discusses options for reporting medical malpractice, as well as a new idea by The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for reporting complaints. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Reporting-Medical-Malpractice.mp3

Surgical Error Causes Knee Amputation

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Partner James D. Cardea discusses the case of a man who undergoes surgery for a routine knee replacement, but ultimately suffers an amputation due to a surgical error. The patient, a 57-year-old woman, lost feeling and movement in her right foot after the surgery, a true sign that something was wrong. But tragically, the surgeon … Continued

Misdiagnosis Results in Permanent Blindness

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Partner James D. Cardea sits down to discuss the case of a patient who became permanently blind after a missed diagnosis from her physician and optometrist. Despite reporting symptoms of jaw pain, headaches and an achy temple, both health care professionals failed to give her the standard care in a timely manner, which would have … Continued

Doctor Negligence Leads to Incomplete Paraplegia

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In this segment, Partner Scott P Kurlander talks about a young man who, as a result of errors of health care professionals, sadly ended up as an “incomplete paraplegic.” Learn how a doctor’s negligence lead to multiple life altering illnesses, including Osteomyelitis, MRSA, a spinal abscess, and eventually incomplete paraplegia. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Doctor-Negligence-Leads-to-Incomplete-Paraplegia.mp3

Misdiagnosis of Cancer Leads to Death

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In this segment, we talk about what can go wrong when health care professionals fail to recognize a patient’s symptoms and perform the appropriate tests. In the case discussed, a woman complains that her urine is the color of rust, but after taking medication for a urinary tract infection, the problem persists. Her physician continues … Continued

Delaware Pediatrician Pedophile Sexual Abuse Case (Part 3)

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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. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Delaware-Pediatrician-Pedophile-Sexual-Abuse-Case-Part-3.mp3

Delaware Pedophile Pediatrician Sexual Abuse Case (Part 2)

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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. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Delaware-Pedophile-Pediatrician-Sexual-Abuse-Case-Part-2.mp3

Delaware Pedophile Pediatrician Sexual Abuse Case (Part 1)

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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. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Delaware-Pedophile-Pediatrician-Sexual-Abuse-Case-Part-1.mp3

Tips for Avoiding Medication Errors

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Kerry D. Staton provides five tips on how you can avoid dangerous mistakes with your medication. From not mixing alcohol with prescription medications, to cross-checking the drug label with your prescription, listen and avoid being a statistic because of a careless mistake with your medication. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tips-for-Avoiding-Medication-Errors.mp3