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April 2020 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits In And Around Baltimore Maryland

By Andrew Mazan

There were about 19 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of April.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners, and vice versa.  These are for cases listed as medical malpractice or med mal, excluding PG County and Montgomery County which do not break out their statistics or list cases as medical malpractice, med mal, or even “other tort.”

The following 4 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Kelli Henson vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
    • Lawyer: Joseph Edward Denver, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Dever & Feldstein, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Lauren Scher, M.D.

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center

  • Etta Munford vs. Charleston Grove, LLC d/b/a The Charleston Senior Community, et al.
    • Lawyer: Robert R. Michael, Esq.
    • Shadoan, Michael & Wells, LLP.
    • Co-defendants: Deborah Araya, PA-C / Michael Legasion, M.D. / Adfinitas Health, LLC d/b/a Adfinitas Health at Charles Regional / MDICS AT CIVISTA, LLC d/b/a Adfinitas Health at Charles Regional / Kevin C. Campbell, M.D. / Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A. / Matthew Christianson, M.D. / Ribika Bijukchhee, M.D. / Davachi Khosrow, M.D., P.A. / Civista Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a University of Maryland Charles Regional Med Center / Neil Dasgupta, M.D. / Napoleon Magpantay, III, M.D. / Farhad Jamali, M.D. / Prime Medicine, LLC.

University of Maryland Medical Center

  • James Banks, et al vs University Of Maryland Medical System, et al
    • Lawyer: Khadijah R Ali, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Law Offices Of Khadijah R. Ali, P.C.
    • Co-defendants: Civista Medical Center, Inc. / Ivelisee Michel, M.D. / Eric Ofori, M.D. / Olayemi Ajayi, R.N.

Meritus Medical Center

  • Anthony Arena vs. TriState Surgeons, LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Meryl Catherine Seidel, Esq. / Benjamin Scott Salsbury, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Timothy C. Boan, P.A. / Karl Parks Riggle, M.D. / Meritus Medical Center

The remaining 15 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Guy Messenger, et al. vs. Frank Hepfer
    • Lawyer: Dale E. Adkins, III, Esq. / Aaron Louis Moore, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Salsbury, Clements, Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC.
  • Timothy Singleton vs. Nkiruka Obioha, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: James Donald Cardea, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C.
  • Eileen McCloud vs. Earl Kidwell, M.D.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Adrian Cusson, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Susan Bangert, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Sandra Marie Smith, et al. vs. Oakwood Rehab and Nursing, LLC d/b/a Oakwood Care Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Kelly Anne Donohue, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Kelly Donohue Law
    • Co-defendants: Melissa Janis / Dev Basu, M.D. / Racheal Muruthi, R.N. / Patrick Anyalewechi
  • George Wilson, et al. vs. New Annapolis Nursing LLC, et al.
    • Lawyer: Sloane Lisa Fish, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Janice Tuitt, CRNP
  • James Hovey, et al. vs. James Steinberg, et al.
    • Lawyer: Scott Philip Kurlander, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Andochick Surgical Center, LLC. / Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, LLC.
  • Elsie Okobi vs. Chidiebere Ekeocha, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Mark Eric Herman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of William G. Kolodner, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Osler Drive Emergency Physicians, P.A.
  • Ashlee Sims, et al. vs. Michael Parsons, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Parsons Medical Group, P.C.
  • Dawn Korzi, et al. vs. Jordan R. Stewart, DPM, LLC d/b/a Timonium Foot and Ankle Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Alison D. Kohler, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Dugan Babij Tolley & Kohler
    • Co-defendants: Jordan R. Stewart, M.D.
  • Kevin Utz, et al. vs. Communicare Family of Companies, et al.
    • Lawyer: Cecilia I. Lavrin, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: MD Omg Emp, LLC / Washington West Leasing Co, LLC.
  • Deborah Kohnle, et al. vs. Oak Crest Village, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: Gregory L. Lockwood, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gregory L. Lockwood, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: National Senior Campuses, Inc. / Erickson Living Management, LLC.
  • Kimberly Bass, et al. vs. Albert Wong, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Meryl Catherine Seidel, Esq. / Benjamin Scott Salsbury, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Salsbury Sullivan, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Albert K. Wong, M.D.,P.A.
  • James O’Donnell, et al. vs. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., et al.
    • Lawyer: Ace McBride, Esq.
    • Law Firm: D’Amore Personal Injury Law, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Gurminder Singh Ahuj, M.D. / Mark C. Hesseltine, P.A.
  • Richard Loya vs. Wexford Health Sources Inc.
    • Lawyer: Samuel M. Shapiro, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Samuel M. Shapiro Law Offices
  • Cornelius Knott vs. Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
    • Lawyer: Samuel M. Shapiro, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Samuel M. Shapiro Law Offices

March 2020 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Filed In Baltimore And Surrounding Counties

By Andrew Mazan

There were about 37 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of March.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners, and vice versa.  These are for cases listed as medical malpractice or med mal, excluding PG County and Montgomery County which do not break out their statistics or list cases as […]

February Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Maryland

By Byron Warnken

There were about 27 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of February in and around Baltimore. These are for cases listed as medical malpractice or med mal, and are for numerous different counties in Maryland, though Prince Georges County and Montgomery County are not included as their cases are classified somewhat differently. The following […]