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Maryland Medical Malpractice – November 2016

By Byron Warnken, on December 19, 2016

There were 23 new medical malpractice suits in the month of November.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual doctors, and vice versa.  These are for cases listed as medical malpractice, 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.”

Out of the 23, what hospitals were sued?

  • University of Maryland
    • Michael Gallagher, et al vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corp., et al.
      • Lawyer: Christopher D. Wright, Esq.
      • Law Firm: The Law Office of Peter G. Angelos
      • Co-defendants: University of Maryland Medical Center, LLC. 
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    • Morris, et al vs. Kasner, et al
      • Lawyer: Michael H. Bereston, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Firm of Michael H. Bereston.
      • Co-defendants: Capital Women’s Care, LLC., Greater Baltimore Medical Associates.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Doris F. Berry, et al vs. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
      • Lawyer: Michael S. Warshaw, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP
      • Co-defendants: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Robert Branson, et al vs. Gary Schwartz, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Julia R. Arfaa, Esq., David Ellin, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Arfaa Law Group
    • Co-defendants: Gary S. Schwartz, M.D., Duke E. Cameron, M.D., Emily, Stewart, PA-C.
  • Mercy Medical Center
    • Akarri Jones, et al vs. Mercy Medical Center, Inc., et al.
      • Lawyer: Christopher S. Norman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC.
      • Co-defendant: Steven W. Tucker, M.D., Yves-Richard Dole, M.D.
  • Northwest Hospital
    • Kleiman vs. Northwest Hospital Center Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: David A. Harak, Esq.
      • Law Firm: The Harak Law Firm, LLC.
      • Co-defendants:
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    • Foley, et al vs. Franklin Square Hospital Center
      • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq., Christopher S. Norman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein & Forman, LLC.
  • Tiburzi, et al vs. Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc., et al
    • Lawyer: Jay D. Miller, Esq., Marissa B. Joelson, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.
    • Co-defendants: Michael D. Suter, M.D., LLC., Medstar Franklin Square Physician, LLC., Helixcare Medical Group, LLC., Metropolitan Medical Associates, Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates of Baltimore, P.A.
  • Allen, et al vs. McCarron, et al
    • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Beckman, Marder & Adkins LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Edward McCarron, M.D., Franklin Square Hospital Center, Inc.
  • Agnes Hosptial
    • Bobby Blaylock III, et al vs. St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Keith D. Forman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.
      • Co-defendants: Seton Medical Group, Inc.
  • Sinai Hospital
    • Corey Reynolds v. Emmanuel A. Oke, M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Mark S. Cohen, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Offices of Mark S. Cohen
      • Co-defendants: Maryland Provo-I Medical Services, P.C., Emcare of Maryland, Inc., EMCARE, Inc., EMCARE of Maryland, LLC., Margaret T. Owoeye, RN, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc.  
  • Upper Chesapeake Hospital
    • Donna Atwell, et al vs. Hugo Ermel Benalcazar, et al
      • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., James D. Cardea, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
      • Co-defendants: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System, Inc., Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Inc., Brain and Spine Specialists, P.A.

  

The remaining suits were against individual practitioners, small officers, or separate entities all together:

  • Corey Reynolds v. Emmanuel A. Oke, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Mark S. Cohen, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Mark S. Cohen
    • Co-defendants: Maryland Provo-I Medical Services, P.C., Emcare of Maryland, Inc., EMCARE, Inc., EMCARE of Maryland, LLC., Margaret T. Owoeye, RN, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc.
  • Rebecca Tabbvs. David Querido, DDS. et al.
    • Lawyer: Michael S. Warshaw, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP
    • Co-defendants: Donna Querido, DDS., Inner Harbor Dental Associates
  • Willard, et al vs. Carr, et al.
    • Lawyer: Roxanne L. Ward
    • Law Firm: Law Office of Roxanne Ward, P.C.
    • Co-defendants: Benjamin N. Carr III, M.D., Orthopedic Specialty Center of Baltimore, P.A.
  • Hanlon vs. Nguyen, et al
    • Lawyer: Henry E. Dugan Jr., Esq., George Somerville Tolley III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Thuy V. Nyugen, M.D., Thuy Nyugen, M.D. and Associates LLC.
  • Charles v. 8720 Emge Road Operations LLC.
    • Lawyer: Jason A.L. Timoll, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Jason A.L. Timoll, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Loch Raven Genesis, LLC.
  • Abbiebatu Taylor, et al vs. Brian Mark Monroe, et al
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Scott P. Kurlander, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Advanced Radiology, PA., Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Inc.
  • Normajean Madonna White, et al vs. Evan J. Seslky, et al
    • Lawyer: Johnathan Schochor, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: OM Cardiovascular, LLC., Cardiovascular Consultants of Carroll County
  • Queen, et al vs. Hernandez
    • Lawyer: Mark C. Miller, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Blondell & Miller, Esq.
    • Co-defendants: Jose A. Hernandez, M.D.
  • Holly Robinson vs. Paul Elder, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Richard R. Martell, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC.
    • Co-defendant: Jeffery Posner, M.D., Anita Pasumarthy, M.D., Mid-Atlantic Nephrology Associates, P.A.,
  • Marcia Rankin, et al vs. Brinton Woods of Frankford, LLC., et al.
    • Lawyer: Gregory Lockwood, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Law Offices of Gregory L. Lockwood, LLC.
    • Co-defendants: Brinton Woods Health Care Center, LLC., Brinton Woods Post-Acute Care Center, Brinton Woods Management Company, LLC.
  • Clyde Broadwater vs. Hien Nyugen, M.D.
    • Lawyer: Thomas L. Kemp, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Kemp & Kemp Law.
  • Garry Watson, et al vs. Bolaji Onabajo, M.D., et al.
    • Lawyer: Christopher Phillip Brown, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Law Office of Brown & Getka, P.A.
    • Co-defendants: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc., Tarak Reddy, M.C., Joel J. Shugarman, MDICS at BWMC, LLC.

 

The following firms represented 2 or more clients in the month of September:

  • Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt, LLC.
  • Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.
  • Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.

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