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September Medical Malpractice Cases in and Around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were 13 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of September in Maryland counties other than Prince George’s and Montgomery.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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.”

Out of the 13 lawsuits, 7 were filed against hospitals or listed hospitals as co-defendants:

  • Mercy Medical Center
    • Pamela E. King, et al vs. Meghan Lynch M.D., et al
      • Lawyer: Roxanne L. Ward, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Law Office of Roxanne Ward, P.C.
      • Co-defendant: Mercy Medical Center
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    • Savage, et al vs. Goodman, et al
      • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq., Jeffery Peek, Esq., C. Drew Fritch, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Lee Goodman, Advanced Radiology.
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • The Estate of David Evans, et al vs. Maryland Primary Care Physicians, LLC, et al
      • Lawyer: Walter Gillcrist, Jr., Esq.
      • Law Firm: Budow & Noble, P.C.
      • Co-defendant: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Inc., University of Maryland Medical Center, LLC
  • Leshone A. Stevenson vs. Kelley E. Banagan, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Thomas Cardaro, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Cardaro & Peek, LLC
    • Co-defendant: University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical System Corporation, James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Inc.
  • Kodi Elleby, et al vs. University of Maryland Medical System Corporation
    • Lawyer: Bruce J. Babij, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Dugan, Babij & Tolley, LLC
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Franciso Ward, M.D., et al vs. Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al
      • Lawyer: Paul D. Bekman, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
      • Co-defendant: The Johns Hopkins Helath System Corporation
  • Sinai Hospital
    • Geraldine Mason- Per Rep of The Estate of Nicole Mason vs. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc., et al
      • Lawyer: Briggs Bedigian, Esq.
      • Law Firm: Gilman& Bedigian, LLC
      • Co-defendant: Khawaja Husain, M.D.

The remaining 6 lawsuits were filed against individual practitioners or separate entities:

  • Joyce Jabrane vs. Yaqub Baraki, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: John P. Valente, III, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Valente Law Group
    • Co-defendant: Jared Mallalieu, M.D., Ross Van Antwerp, Laser Center of Maryland, Aesthetic Center of Maryland,
  • Iris R. Johnson, et al vs. Josph Donovan Dirocco, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Jonathan Schochor, Esq., Johnathan E. Goldberg, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Schochor, Federico & Staton, Esq.
    • Co-defendant: Greater Baltimore Colorectal Specialists, LLC, Jeremy Weiner, M.D.
  • Crystal Thorne, et al vs. Garrett Regional Medical Center, et al
    • Lawyer: David E. Haynes, Esq., Samantha L. Peters, Esq.
    • Law Firm: The Cochran Firm
    • Co-defendant: Anesthesia Associates of Garrett County, LLC, Ann Marie Harman, Cynthia Campbell
  • David Gray vs. Geoffrey Bloomfield, et al
    • Lawyer: Zev T. Gershon, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Gershon, Willoughby & Getz, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Harford Surgical Associates, P.A.
  • Laurel Montagne, et al vs. Jennifer Riedinger, M.D., et al
    • Lawyer: Laurence A. Marder, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
    • Co-defendant: Reshman Modi, M.D., Aleyamma Mathew, M.D., Crystal Gardner, M.D., Waugh Chapel Center, Genesis Physician Services
  • William Dennin, et al vs. Tower Radiology, LLC, et al
    • Lawyer: Scott A. Bowling, Esq.
    • Law Firm: Chapman, Bowling & Scott, P.A.
    • Co-defendant: Dalia Fadul, M.D.

The following firms filed 2 or more lawsuits in the month of September:

  • Cardaro & Peek, LLC
  • Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC

August 2017 Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

By Byron Warnken

There were 17 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of August.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

July 2017 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Maryland

By Byron Warnken

There were 17 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of July.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

March 2017 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits List

By Byron Warnken

Here are March 2017’s medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland, with the exception of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. As usual, there were far less med mal lawsuits than the tort reform alarmists would have you believe. There were 24 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of March 2017.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants […]

Who Insures the Top Workers’ Comp Law Firms for Comp?

By Byron Warnken

Can you learn anything about workers’ compensation insurance from some of the best law firms representing injured workers? It’s hard to say.  How law firms get comp insurance is usually based more on their insurance brokers than it is an active selection of insurers based on their experience representing injured workers. Some of the top […]

February 2017 Medical Malpractice Cases

By Byron Warnken

There were 29 medical mal suits filed in the month of February 2017.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

January 2017 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in and around Baltimore

By Byron Warnken

There were 32 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of January.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

MD – Medical Malpractice Lawsuits December 2016

By Byron Warnken

There were 35 medical malpractice suits filed in the month of December.  Some hospitals are listed as co-defendants in suits against individual practitioners or entities, 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 […]

Maryland Medical Malpractice – November 2016

By Byron Warnken

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 […]