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Factors to Consider When Hiring a Brain Injury Lawyer in Baltimore

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can severely affect the lives of you and your family. Brain injuries can be caused by almost any type of accident, including slip and falls, car crashes, and medical malpractice. Our lawyers understand that navigating a brain injury claim can be challenging and stressful. A skilled brain injury lawyer at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt &...

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The Next 50 Years Of The Clean Water Act

As published in Law360 – By Chase Brockstedt and Philip Federico (October 19, 2022, 5:38 PM EDT) —  Fifty years ago this month, the U.S. formally recognized the right to clean, safe water and enacted the Clean Water Act, changing the environmental law landscape forever and opening the door for other significant environmental legislation. On the golden anniversary of this...

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Can You Sue for Misdiagnosis of Cancer?

If a doctor has misdiagnosed or failed to diagnose cancer, you might be entitled to compensation. As a patient, if you present with signs and/or symptoms of cancer and your doctor fails to take the necessary steps to diagnose and treat cancer, you may experience life-long health consequences. Your life may even be cut short by your doctor’s negligent...

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Poultry Industry Must Answer for Polluting Maryland Communities

As published in Maryland Daily Record – By Philip Federico Poultry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, as dietary preferences favor chicken over beef and farming and processing technologies have brought a new era of consolidated mass production. Corporations operating poultry facilities have for decades been able to avoid regulatory scrutiny by way of the economic...

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Renewed Focus on Personal Jurisdiction Can Level Litigation Playing Field

As published in Reuters – By Philip Federico and Chase Brockstedt July 27, 2021 – The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court has renewed interest in the importance of personal jurisdiction disputes. Previously, when it came to product liability and mass tort cases, the playing field was seen as tilted toward defendants,...

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How Greater Use of Issue Class Certification Can Bring Justice to Plaintiffs

As published in Reuters – By Brent Ceryes and Patrick A. Thronson November 18, 2021 – Since the Supreme Court’s 1997 ruling in Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor, it has been widely — and falsely — claimed that personal injury cases cannot be successfully litigated as class actions. Fortunately for plaintiffs today, issue certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(c)(4)...

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Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico

At Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico, we are the right lawyers, right now. Formerly Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC, our legal team has expanded to include a new named partner: Philip Federico. As the result of our new partnership, we have opened new offices in Baltimore and Columbia, Maryland.  Who We Are We are leaders in medical malpractice, wrongful death,...

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The Elements of Medical Malpractice in Maryland

Many people have heard the term “elements of medical malpractice,” but few understand the true meaning of the phrase. In order to understand how this might apply to your case, contact one of the accomplished lawyers at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico, LLC. What Are the Elements of Malpractice? The basic elements of medical negligence are: Duty Breach Causation,...

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I Was Injured in the Emergency Room. Can I Sue?

When you or a family member goes to an emergency room, you trust that the doctors and other medical professionals are equipped to handle your emergency. However, this is not always the case. Emergency room negligence is, sadly, more common than you would like to imagine. Fortunately, you have rights in Maryland if you have been harmed due to...

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How Long Do You Have To File A Malpractice Suit in Maryland?

There are legal remedies available when a medical professional commits malpractice. However, you cannot wait too long to file a malpractice suit or your case may be barred by the statute of limitations.  Statute of Limitations Defined In order to determine how long you have to file a malpractice suit, you must first understand the term “statute of limitations.”...

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