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November 2018 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were about 35 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of November.  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 (as AA County does) or even “other tort.”

The following 23 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

  • Sinai Hospital
    • Laura Lee, et al vs. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
      • Lawyer: Roxanne Ward, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Manor Healthcare Services, LLC, Manor Healthcare Services- Ruxton
  • Nikita Cox Laws, EdD vs. Daniel J. Minkin, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Thomas O’Toole, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Baroody & O’Toole
    • Co-defendant: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • Charles White, et al vs. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
    • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Daval Aghera, M.D., Rasheena McConneaughey, R.T., Paresh Shah, M.D.
  • Agnes Hospital
    • Lucas Sandel, et al vs. Mofolusho O. Sodeke, M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Kerry D. Staton, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Seton Medical Group, Inc. D/B/A/ St. Agnes Medical Group, Lynda White Packard, P.A., St. Agnes Hospital
  • Brandy Coffman vs. St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc., et al
    • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Renato O. Flores, M.D.,
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    • Dashiell vs. Franklin Square Hospital, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Charles L. Simmons, Jr., Esq., Robert H. Kline, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Gorman & Williams
      • Co-defendant: David Warren Hieber, Kimberly A. Kubin, Jane Doe 1, Jane Doe 2, Franklin Square Hosital Center, Inc.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Randall Kyle, et al vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., A. Wray Fitch, IV, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • Willie Smith vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Jonathan E. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • Robert Beutler, et al vs. Arthur Burnett, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Lon C. Engel, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Engel Law Group, P.C.
    • Co-defendant: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc.
  • Khalilah Omar vs. The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation D/B/A Johns Hopkins Medicine, et al.
    • Lawyer: Dov Apfel, Esq., Seth L. Cardeli, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Saraiya, Swati M. M.D., Drs. Esposito, Mayer, Hogan & Associates, P.A., Maszarose, C.N.M., Terry J.,
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • Alan Alston vs. University of Maryland Medical Center, LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Karl Josef Protil, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
  • Bonnie Johnson vs. University of Maryland Pathology
    • Lawyer: Emily Fuller, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Barry Glazer
  • Myra Pitts et al vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
    • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
  • Michael Roberge, et al. vs. John Barry, et al.
    • Lawyer: Jeffrey Scott Quinn, Esq., Dale E. Adkins,III, Esq.,
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Medical Community Medical Group, Inc., Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc.
  • Beverly Wingfield vs. Civista Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a/ Univ. Of Md. Charles Regional Medical Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan E. Goldberg, Esq., A. Wray Fitch, IV, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Kumoluyi Oluwafoyinsayomi Fasanmi M.D
  • University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
    • Adelung vs. University of Maryland St Joseph Medical Center, LLC
      • Lawyer: Henry E. Dugan, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)
    • James, et al vs. Elberfeld, et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Scott P. Kurlander, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Harbor Hospital
    • Elizabeth Stewart, et al vs. William Sang Yi Md, et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Nabil Badro, M.D.
  • Mercy Medical Center
    • Singleton, et al vs. Eye Care Associates of Maryland, LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Laurence A. Marder, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
      • Co-defendant: LevIn Eye Care Partners, Levin Eye Care, LLC, Michael H. Sandler, Eye Care Associates of Maryland, Mercy Medical Center
  • Carroll Hospital Center
    • Barbara Martin, Individually, et al vs. Carroll Hospital Center, Inc. et al.
      • Lawyer: David John Wildberger, Esq., Patrice Meredith Clarke, Esq., Kathleen H. Meredith, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Iliff, Meredith, Wildberger & Berman, P.C.
  • Howard County General Hospital
    • Victoria Staiman, M.D., et al vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Joseph B. Chazen, Esq., Paul Adam Turkheimer, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Meyers, Rodbell, Rosenbaum, P.A.
      • Co-defendant: Andrew Ward Morton, M.D.
  • Alice Holland vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc.
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Eric Goldberg, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
  • Anjolaoluwa Adegboyo vs. Howard County General Hospital, Inc., et al
    • Lawyer: Jermaine Derville Haughton, Esq., Keith D. Forman, Esq., Christopher S.  Norman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Paul Valove, M.D., Francoise, M.D., Julie Gould, M.D., Drs. Esposito, Mayer, Hogan & Associates, P.A.

The remaining 12 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Thomas, et al vs. Parks
    • Lawyer: Jeffrey S. Goldstein, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Jeffrey Goldstein, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Jacalyn Blackwell White, M.D. 
  • Simpson vs. 889 Cecil Avenue Operations, LLC
    • Lawyer: Sloane L. Fish, Esq., James A. Corley, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Sloane L. Fish, LLC
  • Alijah Fortiz, et al vs. Tamara Burgunder, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Michael J. Belsky, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Washington Pediatric Hospital
  • Doe v. Yataco, et al
    • Lawyer: Julia R. Arfaa, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Arfaa Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Get Well Immediate Care, LLC, Get Well, LLC
  • Judith Jernigan vs. Tanya Haag, M.D
    • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Valente Law Group
  • Rodolfo Calderon vs. Vishnupriya Krishna, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Goldberg, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Anne Arundel County Medical Center, Maryland Inpatient Care Specialists, Anne Arundel Physician Group, Digestive Disorders Associates, P.C., Muhammad Abdullah, M.D., Stuart Selonick, E.M.D.tu
  • Sheila Rutter, et al vs. Sohaila Ali, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Benjamin S. Salsbury, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Salsbury & Sullivan, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Vascular and Cardiothoracic Associates of MD, PA
  • Linda Spence vs. SSC Annapolis Operating Co., LLC d/b/a Heritage Harbour Health & Rehabilitation
    • Lawyer: Catherine A. Dickinson, Esq., Michael J. Belsky, Esq., Caitlin K. Carpenter, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A., The Law Office of Peter T. Nicholl
  • Tashyra White vs. Peninsula Regional Medical Center, et al.
    • Lawyer: Dov Apfel, Esq., Seth L. Cardeli, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Janet, Jenner & Suggs, Esq.
    • Co-defendant: Harris, Courtney M.D., Sheridan Anesthesia Services of Maryland , P.C., Nyoni, CRNA, Herbert
  • John Hagan, Jr., et al vs. David Gallatin, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Wray Fitch, IV, Esq., Jonathan E. Goldberg, Esq., Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Jessica Jones, Calvert Internal Medicine Group, P.A., wing
  • Elizabeth Boley vs. MICHAEL E. ANDERSON, DDS, P.C., et al.
    • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg. P.C.
  • Estate of Bobby Smith vs. Andrew Chang, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Thomas Kemp, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Kemp Law
    • Co-defendant: Mark Dills, Mohamed Tourky, M.D.
  • The following firms filed 2 or more lawsuits in the month of November:
    • Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC
    • Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Janet, Jenner & Suggs, Esq.
    • Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A.
    • Gilman & Bedigian, LLC
    • Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC

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