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SEPTEMBER 2021 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES IN AND AROUND BALTIMORE

By Stephanie Yanovich

There were about 18  medical malpractice suits filed in the month of September. 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 8 lawsuits were filed against hospitals:

Baltimore Washington Medical Center

  • Crystal Constantine vs. Baltimore Washington Medical Center Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Christopher Philip Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Getka, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Baltimore Washington Emergency Physicians Inc.

 

        Greater Baltimore Medical Center

  • William Carr, et al. vs. Dominique Allen, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc. / Capital Women’s Care, L.L.C. / Merryman & Allen, LLC / Marie Ann Pane, M.D. / Erin Elizabeth Jain, M.D.

 

  • Robert Stonesifer, et al. vs. The Johns Hopkins University, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Rebecca Mooney, CRNP / Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc.

 

Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Gary Meiklejohn, Et Al Vs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc.
  • Lawyer: Damien R. Banks, Esq. / Marissa B. Joelson, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices Of Peter G. Angelos, P.C.

 

  • Joy Bullin vs The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
  • The Valente Law Group

 

University of Maryland  Medical Center

  • Karen Dougherty Reisdorf, et al vs University Of Maryland Medical Center, LLC, et al
  • Lawyer: Brian S. Brown, Esq. / Christopher T. Casciano, Esq. / Kristin R. Hosseinzadeh, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC
  • Co-defendants: University Of Maryland Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A. / Shock Trauma Associates, P.A. / University Of Maryland Neurosurgery Associates, P.A.

 

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center

  • Cassandra Harrison vs. Jennifer Rice, M.D., et al.
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Civista Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a University of MD Charles Regional Medical Ctr

 

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

  • Christopher Madary, et al. vs. University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System, Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Roy L. Mason, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Roy Mason
  • Co-defendants: Nicholas Lundeen, R.N. / Feng Xiao, M.D. / Morgan Bernius, M.D.

 

The remaining 10 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners, separate entities, or nursing homes:

  • Mary E Johnson vs William H Hahn DPM, et al
  • Lawyer: Mark S. Cohen, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Mark S. Cohen Law Office
  • Co-defendants: Podiatry Associates, P.A.

 

  • Warren Strouse, et al vs Ira M Garonzik, et al
  • Lawyer: Paul J. Weber, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Hyatt & Weber, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Ira M. Garonzik M.D., P.A. / Lifebridge Health, Inc. / Windsor Mill Surgery Center, LLC

 

  • Susie Bell-Jones vs. S-H Mid-Atlantic OpCo – Ellicott City, LLC
  • Lawyer: Elisha Nicole Hawk, Esq. /  Brian Stuart Brown, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Brown & Barron, LLC

 

  • Megan Anderson, et al. vs. Addiction Recovery Inc., et al.
  • Lawyer: Patrick Joseph Donahue, Esq. / Thomas Peter Donahue, Esq. / Patrick Michael Donahue, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Donahue Law Firm
  • Co-defendants: Michael Hayes, M.D. / Jomyra Powell-Gross, FNP

 

  • Michael Miller, et al. vs. Guiding Hand Assistant Living, Inc, et al.
  • Lawyer: Kelly Anne Donahue, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Goodman & Donohue, LLC
  • Co-defendants: Coastal Hospice, Inc.

 

  • Steven Cave vs. Douglas Tavenner, Jr.
  • Lawyer: Scott Isaac Freedenberg, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.

 

  • Camille Schultz vs. James Kassolis, Doctor of Dental Sur, et al.
  • Lawyer: Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Law Firm: Law Offices of Fred B. Goldberg, P.C.
  • Co-defendants: Towson Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics, Inc.

 

  • Carolyn Bauer vs. Atlantic General Hospital Corporation, et al.
  • Lawyer: Jonathan Taylor Huddleston, Esq. / Jonathan Schochor, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico And Staton, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Wadid Youssef Zaky, M.D.

 

  • Robert Heims vs. Noel Rosado-Adames, M.D., et. al.
  • Lawyer: David J. Martin, Esq.
  • Law Firm: Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A.
  • Co-defendants: Ivan H. Garcia, M.D., P.C.

 

  • Dorothy Guzak vs. Shawn Neville, Doctor of Chiropract, et al.
  • Lawyer: John P. Valente III, Esq.
  • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
  • Co-defendants: Shawn P. Neville, D.C. d/b/a Kennedy Chiropractic

 

 

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By Stephanie Yanovich

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By Stephanie Yanovich

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By Stephanie Yanovich

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By Stephanie Yanovich

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