Surgical Mistake Lacerates Patient’s Kidney

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Schochor and Staton, P.A. partner Jim Cardea discusses the case of an operation that goes terribly wrong when doctors perform back surgery on a 15 year old girl and unintentionally lacerate her kidney, resulting in the girl’s death. Another breach in technique results in the untimely death of an innocent patient. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Surgical-Mistake-Lacerates-Patient’s-Kidney.mp3

Schochor and Staton, P.A.’s Protocol

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In this segment, Managing Partner Jonathan Schochor discuss the firms protocol for handling medical malpractice cases with new clients. He explains how medical investigators gather the important information and how cases are developed. He also mentions how the office has over 150 years of combined experience in medical malpractice law. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Schochor-Federico-and-Staton’s-Protocol.mp3

Hospitals Begin to Admit Medical Negligence

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Senior Managing Partner Jonathan Schochor explains why some hospitals are taking responsibility for medical negligence by voluntarily admitting mistakes. While it’s rare, it seems that some hospitals, surgeons and physicians are trying to change the culture by developing protocols to reduce the chance for a mistake to reoccur. One of the functions that Schochor and … Continued

Staph Infection Spreads to Infant’s Blood

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Senior Partner Kerry D. Staton answers questions from a father who calls in about his young daughter’s staph infection. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Staff_Infection_10_31_11.mp3

Complications from Heart Stent Surgery

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Attorney Jonathan Goldberg takes a call from a concerned husband about complications arising from a heart stent procedure. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/10_24_Heart_Stent_Call.mp3

Cataract Surgery Causes Complications

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In this segment, we talk with Anne in Pikesville about a cataract operation she had two years ago that resulted in poor vision and discomfort in one eye. After going to a retina specialist, she discovered that the doctor that operated on her eye, left a leak behind her retina. Now Anne must take multiple … Continued

Failure to Diagnose Aortic Dissection Leads to Death

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Attorney and Senior Partner Kerry D. Staton discusses the case of a 43-year-old man who went to his primary doctor with complaints of chest pain and symptoms of a heart blockage. The doctor failed to do a Cat Scan or MRI, and negligently sent the man home. Because the physician did not follow protocol and … Continued

Medication Error Involving Blood Thinner

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In this segment, Senior Partner Kerry D. Staton discusses a shocking case where the negligence of multiple health care professionals causes an elderly man to bleed from every opening in his body. Listen to what can happen when a physician gives verbal instructions rather than writing out prescriptions, and fails to check INR levels and … Continued

Surgeries Involving the Wrong Person, Body Part or Operation

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The number of wrong-site surgeries, where doctors operate on the wrong person, body part, or perform the wrong procedure, happens much too frequently in America. In this segment, Partner Kerry D. Staton discusses wrong-site surgeries, and how communication errors between health-care professionals are almost always responsible for the mistakes. https://www.sfspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/071111_WrongSiteProcedures.mp3

Birth Injury Causes Shoulder Dystocia

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Senior Partner Kerry D. Staton discusses what can happen when health care professionals fail to follow standard protocol during childbirth. In this case, a large baby being born to a diabetic mother is forced out through the vaginal canal, resulting in shoulder dystocia and the loss of function in one arm. Because the health care … Continued