Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC Personal Injury Lawyers

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What We Do For You

Choosing a team to handle your injury or death case is a critical decision that can drastically impact your recovery, especially if the injuries are serious. Our team at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea is experienced in handling wrongful death and personal injury claims and our track record speaks for itself.

PERSONAL INJURY LAW EXPERTS BMBFC has a team of dedicated personal injury law experts who are here to help you with anything you need. Our team of personal injury lawyers has extensive experience practicing and understanding auto collision law, wrongful death law, workers' compensation law, medical malpractice law, nursing home abuse and neglect law, as well as general personal injury law. Choosing a team to handle your injury or death case is a critical decision that can drastically impact your recovery, especially if the injuries are serious. Our team at BMFC is experienced in handling personal injury claims and our track record speaks for itself.

Case Victories

Here are a few of the recent recoveries the attorneys at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt were able to recover for our clients:

  • $123 million settlement in a class action case involving pediatric sex abuse
  • $13 million verdict in a nursing home abuse case
  • $5 million settlement in a nursing home abuse case
  • $2.25 million settlement involving a motor vehicle/trucking collision case
  • $1.8 million wrongful death settlement against a group home
  • $1.1 million settlement in a railing collapse case
  • $800,000 in a workers’ compensation case
  • $600,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case
  • $450,000 settlement in a nursing home abuse case

Injury Practice Areas

The personal injury and wrongful death cases that BMB take on include:

  • Animal & Dog Bites
  • Automobile Collisions
  • Aviation Collisions
  • Bicycle Collisions
  • Boating Collisions
  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Construction Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Collisions
  • Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse
  • Pool Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Slips and Falls
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Trucking Collisions
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Practicing Attorneys


Chase T. Brockstedt

Chase Brockstedt is the lead partner in the firm’s injury litigation department. He has dedicated his career to representing individuals who have been injured through no fault of their own and are seeking fair compensation. Chase has substantial experience in navigating the complicated world of insurance to ensure that his client’s medical bills and lost wages are paid on time and to recover damages for pain, suffering and permanent injuries.

Learn more about Chase Brockstedt.


Brian V. DeMott

Over the years, Brian DeMott has researched complex civil and criminal issues ranging from employment discrimination to post-conviction relief. As a Leadership Delaware Fellow, Mr. DeMott has gone through an intensive, year-long course in which he learned about issues facing the First State.

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Catherine is an experienced and accomplished litigator with a passion for helping others. Catherine is part of the firm’s Mass Tort & Environmental Litigation team and has assisted clients in class action litigation in obtaining favorable results to improve environmental conditions and health hazards in their communities as well as substantial compensation.

Learn more about Catherine M. Cramer.



James Cardea is a partner at BMBFC with over 25 years of litigation and jury trial experience. Jim is a tenacious, aggressive, and extremely effective advocate for victims of medical malpractice and has successfully served as lead counsel in hundreds of medical malpractice cases throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Over the course of his career, Jim has obtained numerous seven-figure jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.

Learn more about Jim Cardea.

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Wray Fitch, IV is a partner at BMBFC who concentrates his practice on representing individuals injured as a result of medical malpractice. Wray earned his undergraduate degree in psychology in 2006 from Miami University, and his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in 2011, with high honors.



Tara Clary has over 25 years of litigation experience handling all facets of the most complex medical malpractice matters, from investigation through discovery and trial. She synthesizes the technical, legal, factual and human aspects of all her cases to deliver outstanding results for clients. Tara has extensive trial experience and was recently recognized for obtaining two of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in the country.

Learn more about Tara Clary.